Misunderstanding Cultural Racism:


Simon Moya-Smith Trump’s Washington NFL team tweet shows the controversy is about more than a team name

Playing Native American, war-whooping and donning a headdress unites fans of all races in a ritual of mockery that remains acceptable for millions.

Image: Washington fans cheer during a game against the Philadelphia Eagles at FedExField in Landover, Maryland.

Washington fans cheer during a game against the Philadelphia Eagles at FedExField in Landover, Maryland.Patrick McDermott / Getty Images file

Why is it so difficult for European’s to understand why symbols like the Confederate flag and statues, and the use of deleterious slang names that reference other people’s cultures are hurtful and push historically false stereotypes? Could it be that people and institutions that support those racist narratives have no honorable cultures of their own?

Published by ddandivine

Content Writer, editor, and longtime political progressive with opinions from the lens of a retired corporate executive, entrepreneur, and rabble-rouser.

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