While white backlash
to social and demographic change is nothing new, social media has allowed whites receptive to the most extreme version to find one another.
In fact, he's somewhat impressed by non-rich whites' "willingness to risk their bodies, and even die, in defense of their sense of whiteness." For an ideology predicated on self-interest, "white backlash
conservatism" asks its adherents to sacrifice family, liberty, and well-being just so the rich can get richer.
Her critiques of 1950s paranoia and the white backlash
of the 1960s, as well as her commentary on the abortion debate and other women's issues are not groundbreaking.
(24) The idea of white backlash
gained renewed currency with the Obama presidency.
The eventual acquittal of the two defendants by a prejudiced jury was no surprise to anyone, and a white backlash
against Howard (including attention from the FBI, which Howard had publicly criticized) finally pressured him to leave Mississippi the following year.
The current extremist white backlash
is widely noted by scholars and journalists.
Anderson is a professor at Emory University and the author of White Rage, a book that framed events like the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, not as evidence of black rage, but as the result of a white backlash
to the strides made by African Americans, not least of which was the election of Barack Obama.
A strategy of feeding white backlash
against a multicultural future worked for Trump -- barely -- in 2016.
Preventing a white backlash
was at times taken more seriously than black opinion outside the ANC which was also not sure about the new order.
The shift is driven by forces as disparate as an increasingly precarious and resentful workforce (nearly 60 per cent of American workers are paid by the hour), a white backlash
against the Obama presidency and a corporate world which rejoices in a new tax plan that richly rewards the rich.
If there is a white fear of intergroup equality, how can a politician spotlight economic inequality in a way that does acknowledge racial disparities, but in a way that doesn't prompt a white backlash
Hewitt, Roger (2005), White Backlash
and the Politics of Multiculturalism.