From minstrel shows to memes: How racist humor empowers white supremacy

How the backlash to ‘woke’ culture has made a way for racist humor to thrive

The concept of “feeling pleasure in regarding others as inferior,” argues “The Souls of White Jokes” author Raúl Pérez, has deep roots in American history, and it is used today by alt-right groups, politicians, media and law enforcement.

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