We Sure Aren’t Living in a Post-Racial World: U.N. Head Says White Supremacy a ‘Transnational Threat’
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By Ishena Robinson, theroot.com
America exports a whole lot of its culture to the rest of the globe—music, movies, ways of dress, slang. This country’s addiction to white supremacy is also known across the world, but the U.S. isn’t the only nation to have embraced the hideous ideology throughout history or—more critically—to be driving it forward today.
That’s according to remarks made by Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres before the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday, which Reuters reported on.
“White supremacy and neo-Nazi movements are more than domestic terror threats. They are becoming a transnational threat,” Guterres said. “Today, these extremist movements represent the number one internal security threat in several countries.”
According to Reuters, rather than naming specific countries, Guterres said, “We need global coordinated action to defeat this grave and growing danger.”
The U.N. head did, however, make some pointed comments that could easily apply to what has been witnessed in our own corner of the globe.
“Far too often, these hate groups are cheered on by people in positions of responsibility in ways that were considered unimaginable not long ago,” Guterres said.
“At times, access to life-saving COVID-19 information has been concealed—while deadly misinformation has been amplified—including by those in power,” he added…
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