Left wing ‘The Root’ website Attacks White National Review Writer… Who’s Actually Black

Because fact checking is too hard for the Left.

WFB: A left-wing website attacked a “white” National Review Online writer for his perspective on black history, failing to realize the writer in question is black.

Peter Kirsanow, a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and a former member of the National Labor Relations Board, argued in a piece published Thursday that the New York Times‘s 1619 Project has an “obsession” with slavery at the expense of the rest of American history. Michael Harriot, a senior reporter for the liberal African-American publication The Root, responded in a piece titled, “Black History, According to White People.” Harriot referred to Kirsanow as white throughout the post. read more

5 Comments on Left wing ‘The Root’ website Attacks White National Review Writer… Who’s Actually Black

  1. That’s like when a black lady told David Webb that he had white privilege. He paused a bit, then told the lady that she should have done some homework because he is black.

    She had to peddle pretty fast to backtrack that comment!!

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  2. Which just goes to show that when grievance mongers don’t know the facts of history, they run out of road very quickly and then their only defense is “racist!”

    I see they write their own bios over at The Root:

    “Michael Harriot, a name you’re probably familiar with if you follow pro-black news on websites like The Root, is one of the most respected names in black media. Lauded as a voice for oppressed African Americans, Harriot has branded himself as a civil rights activist and educated social justice warrior.”

    I especially like the distinction “educated social justice warrior.” Nice touch, Mr. Harriot.

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  3. Left-wing Roots “journalist” hack Michael Harridan Harriott PRE-JUDGED Pete Kirsanow’s ethnicity. Hmmmm…..

    So that means blacktivist Michael Harriott is PREJUDICED, right?

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