31 July 2021

The Black Call for Separation

The death in police custody last year of a violent felon whose heart stopped while resisting arrest led to the worst rioting in U.S. history.


It has also led to much soul-searching, as Blacks in America wonder if they can continue to live side-by-side with Whites.

There is increasing evidence that Afro-Americans are simply not comfortable bending to the strictures and customs enforced by Euro-Americans. They feel pushed aside, hemmed in, and held down.

So, despite fighting for centuries to have equal access to white spaces, today more and more black voices are rising to call for racial separation.                     

What is the evidence for this surprising phenomenon? To what could it lead?