“There has been a tendency to personify racism in the figure of a working-class white redneck who dislikes Black people and spouts hateful things, as opposed to a middle- or upper-class white person who might decry such hatefulness but still embraces racially unjust policies.”

– Jeanne Theoharis, A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History

Linda hosts One-Liner Wednesdays. Check out her blog to read some other participants this week.