The First White President The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy. This essay is drawn from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new book, We Were Eight Years in Power.

IT IS INSUFFICIENT TO STATE the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office through the passive power of whiteness—that bloody heirloom which cannot ensure mastery of all events but …

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The Real History of American Immigration – Politico

Trump supports curbing legal immigration APThe United States is currently experiencing a “historic flow of unskilled immigration,” warned Stephen Miller in a bruising press conference last week that saw the White House senior policy adviser harangue a CNN reporter over the famous Emma Lazarus poem on the base of the Statue of Liberty. Miller, who …