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Toni Morrison: White Voters ‘Eagerly Embraced’ Donald Trump out of Fear of a ‘Collapse of White Privilege’

Iconic author Toni Morrison says white Americans overwhelmingly supported President-elect Donald Trump due to fears that “their natural superiority is being lost.”

“Unlike any nation in Europe, the United States holds whiteness as the unifying force,” Morrison writes in an essay for the New Yorker, entitled “Mourning for Whiteness.”

Morrison catalogues an apparent list of concerns held by white Trump voters: “There are ‘people of color’  everywhere, threatening to erase this long-understood definition of America. And what then? Another black President? A predominantly black Senate? Three black Supreme Court Justices? The threat is frightening.” – READ MORE