“Until Barack Obama was elected, you didn’t have to say white President. Presidents were white.” This quote by Indi Samarajiva captures the essence of the tensions America faces today. I invite you to read his thought-provoking article!

After Obama, however, race became a salient issue. That’s the gap that Trump filled. Donald Trump is America’s first white President. The minute white voters got uncomfortable, white power became a winning electoral strategy.

When Trump started talking about ‘illegal’ immigrants he was really talking electoral politics. Racism is not just evil, it’s strategic evil. The Republican fear has…