the election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th U.S. President prompted two immediate responses from the American electorate: the rise of a White Lives Matter Movement (this term comes from Texas-based white nationalist Preston Wiginton’s 2017 article in the New York Times), and the ascent of a Resistance Movement. These two responses, if unabated, together will tank America’s democracy.

Progressives can clearly see the racial threat the White Lives Matter Movement poses as Confederate flags are raised; anti-Black graffiti and Nazi swastikas were spray-painted on school walls; lynching nooses are placed on the desks, doors and walls of Black employees and black students; Jewish cemeteries are desecrated; Muslim women’s hijabs are torn from their heads; transgender people are assaulted with increasing regularity; hate speech against Latins become the rallying cry of a political party; and a rising chorus of neo-Nazi and other white...

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