Last Updated on February 17, 2022
A New York University professor has concocted a Critical Race Theory-based theorem to explain not only why Black and Latino protesters were present at the Stop the Steal rally and Capitol Building protests, but why they supported President Trump at all.
In a recent Washington Post column, NYU Professor Cristina Beltrán addressed the presence of Black and Latino Trump supporters at the Capitol January 6, 2021. She suggests their support is based on “multiracial whiteness.”
Beltrán wrote, “To understand Trump’s support [among Blacks and Latinos], we must think in terms of multiracial Whiteness.
“The Trump administration’s anti-immigration, anti-civil rights stance has made it easy to classify the president’s loyalists as a homogenous mob of white nationalists,” Beltrán wrote. “But take a look at the FBI’s posters showing people wanted in the insurrectionist assault on the US Capitol. Among the many White faces are a few that are clearly Latino or African American.”
In the wake of the Jan. 6 riot, been thinking about nonwhite participants in white mob violence, and @PostOpinions gave me the chance to explore *multiracial whiteness* in the Trump era & beyond. @AliVelshi @chrislhayes @Lawrence @JoyAnnReid @LatinxProjNYU https://t.co/g0UWwBQJ47
— Cristina Beltrán (@CBeltranNYU) January 15, 2021
Beltrán goes on to identify several Black, mixed race, and Latino Trump supporters and those who otherwise sided with the vast majority of Trump supporters that not only was the 2020 General Election compromised, but the Marxist-Progressive Democrats hold for the nation is both un-American and dangerous to the concept of freedom itself.
She examples Ali Alexander, a Trump supporter who identifies as Black and Arab and one of the organizers of the Stop the Steal rally, and Enrique Tarrio, a Latino raised in Miami’s Little Havana who identifies as Afro-Cuban who is also the chairman of the Proud Boys, an anti-Progressive activist group active this election cycle.
Upon Tarrio’s arrival in Washington for the January 6th rally, he was arrested for allegedly burning a Black Lives Matter banner that was stolen from a Black church the month before. The charges were unsubstantiated.
“What are we to make of Tarrio – and, more broadly, of Latino voters inspired by Trump? And what are we to make of unmistakably White mob violence that also includes non-White participants? I call this phenomenon multiracial whiteness — the promise that they, too, can lay claim to the politics of aggression, exclusion and domination,” Beltrán continued.
Beltrán went on to explain the basis for her manufactured ideological affliction.
“Rooted in America’s ugly history of white supremacy, indigenous dispossession and anti-blackness, multiracial whiteness is an ideology invested in the unequal distribution of land, wealth, power and privilege – a form of hierarchy in which the standing of one section of the population is premised on the debasement of others,” she theorized. “Multiracial whiteness reflects an understanding of whiteness as a political color and not simply a racial identity – a discriminatory worldview in which feelings of freedom and belonging are produced through the persecution and dehumanization of others.”
Journalist Glenn Greenwald summed up Beltrán’s lunacy in a tweet, saying, “Fascinating attempt to reconcile the fact that so many non-whites voted for Trump (more than 2016), and that some of the key participants in the Capitol riot and related groups are non-white: ‘Multiracial whiteness’: they’re White even when they’re not.”
Fascinating attempt to reconcile the fact that so many non-whites voted for Trump (more than 2016), and that some of the key participants in the Capitol riot and related groups are non-white:
"Multiracial whiteness": they're white even when they're not.https://t.co/FVoxiOLA9w
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) January 18, 2021
Since the events of January 6, 2021, on Capitol Hill, and increasing amount of evidence is emerging that the chaos and violence – and subsequent loss of life – was instigated by radical Left operatives from BLM and Antifa, as well as anarchist conspiracy theorists from QAnon, who preyed on the emotionally vulnerable among the Trump supporters who ventured to the Hill from the rally.
A timeline of events proves that the significant violence on the Hill happened before the Trump rally ended, making it physically impossible for ardent Trump supporters to have been at the Capitol Building at the genesis of the violence.