Chris Hedges with Gerald Horne: Origins of White Supremacy

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Chris Hedges discusses the origin of white supremacy and how it plays out in contemporary society with historian, Gerald Horne.

Book (one of many) The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism:  The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy and Capitalism in Seventeenth Century North America and the Caribbean, (2018) According to one review, “Writing “accessible” history is never easy, and this is a laudable addition.”

Dr. Horne holds the Moores Professorship of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston. His research has addressed issues of racism in a variety of relations involving labor, politics, civil rights, international relations and war. He has also written extensively about the film industry. Dr. Horne received his Ph.D. in history from Columbia University and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and his B.A. from Princeton University.

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