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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Color-blind Constitution

Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class

Haney López

2015

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2018-12-26

"Our Constitution is color-blind and neither knows nor tolerates classes among citizens. In respect of civil rights, all citizens are equal before the law."

Judge Harlan's dissent in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) - Haney López, Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class (2015)

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