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On Ending Whiteness

In Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me (see these collected reviews), Coates refers to “people who believe they are white.”  In his 2004 book, The Abolition of White DemocracyJoel Olson says he will capitalize Black when referring to people of African descent in the book because Black refers to a culture, but white does not (xviii-xix).   Read more