Identity Politics in High Places: New York Times and Professor Attack Greek and Roman Studies

Now that the New York Times and the Democratic Party have discovered identity politics, they are milking it for all it’s worth. Now we are being told that the study of the Greeks and the Romans is a racist discipline and helps to perpetuate white supremacy today. Their lack of dialectical understanding of Greece and Rome is prominent. It doesn’t seem to dawn on any of these “educated” people that many races inhabited Greece and Rome or that native Greeks and Romans were not even considered white people when the ideology of white supremacy was first formed.
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