Essie Mae Washington-Williams (pictured), who for 70 years harbored the secret that she was the Black daughter of the late longtime Senator Strom Thurmond, passed away at age 87 from an undisclosed cause, The Miami Herald reports. Washington-Williams’ mother, Carrie Butler, was a domestic in Thurmond’s household. Butler and Thurmond maintained a two-decades long and forbidden romance that […]

The main loophole in the idea of “White Supremacy” is, of course, the fact that it’s a racist ideology.