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WaPo: ‘Worrying’ That D.C. School is ‘Getting Whiter’

Sunday’s Washington Post contains an item in its local ‘Metro’ section entitled: As Woodrow Wilson High School grapples with its name, the school is getting whiter.

Sunday’s Washington Post contains an item in its local ‘Metro’ section entitled: As Woodrow Wilson High School grapples with its name, the school is getting whiter.

Evidently such a headline could never exist in a national newspaper, or otherwise, if the headline included a group other than whites.

“The District is growing whiter, and the majority-white elementary schools that feed into Wilson have more students than ever…”

Author Nathan Kohrman – previously published in hard-left outlets like Slate and Mother Jones – takes to the pages of WaPo to detail how Woodrow Wilson High School in D.C.’s Tenleytown is becoming more white.

“When I graduated from Wilson in 2011,” Kohrman writes, “it was roughly 20 percent white, 50 percent black and 20 percent Latino . Today, Wilson is roughly a third white, a third black and a fifth Latino. The trend is likely to accelerate. The District is growing whiter, and the majority-white elementary schools that feed into Wilson have more students than ever. The school may become majority-white within a decade.”

Disturbingly, he concludes: “This is worrying.”

Worrying?

Imagine a major publication opining it was “worrying” that a school was becoming more black, or hispanic, or Muslim.

Woodrow Wilson High School in DC

His recommendation?

“Wilson should reserve seats to keep the school majority-minority. It must resist the racism of least friction.”

In other words, artificially “black up” the school. The oxymoronic use of “majority-minority” will doubtless be too complex a laughing matter for Kohrman or his editors to pick up on.

But it doesn’t stop there.

Kohrman’s own white, liberal supremacy is fully on display as he suggests white children attend underperforming schools to even out the failure of public education by race.

“To the District’s white and predominantly liberal families — families like mine — this may seem too great a sacrifice…”

“To the District’s white and predominantly liberal families — families like mine — this may seem too great a sacrifice… I understand the fear. It’s the fear of equal footing when you want the best”.

No. It is a fear of wasting hard work and achievement and under-providing for your children so as to placate some millennial WaPo op-ed columnist who himself admits to having a superiority complex.

And throughout the entire article – replete with jabs at America’s 28th president, too – no mention of how the District of Columbia and its public education policy is run by… Democrats.

It appears that for the Washington Post, democracy dies not in darkness, but in whiteness.

Raheem Kassam is the Global Editor-in-Chief of HumanEvents.com and author of two bestselling books.

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Raheem Kassam is the Global Editor-in-Chief of Human Events. Previously the Editor-in-Chief of Breitbart London, as well as the former senior advisor to Brexit leader Nigel Farage, Kassam is also the bestselling author of 'No Go Zones: How Sharia Law is Coming to a Neighborhood Near You' and 'Enoch Was Right: Rivers of Blood 50 Years On'. Kassam is a Lincoln Fellow at the Claremont Institute, a fellow at the Bow Group, and a fellow at the Middle East Forum

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