How White Supremacy Shaped Today’s Democratic Party

May 16, 2016

The Democratic Party has evolved and been molded over generations. Bates College lecturer Christopher Petrella says one photograph of Bill Clinton campaigning for president at Stone Mountain in Georgia paints a narrative of the Democratic Party’s history of discrimination. In a recent article, Petrella explores the correlation between white supremacy and modern-day Democrats. We also hear from Democratic strategist Howard Franklin and political consultant Omkari Hill-Williams.