Trump's recent profane comments about African countries came as no surprise to most Black and other people of color.
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Steven Miller, Trump's advisor for policy, attends a meeting with Donald Trump and congressional leadership in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on November 28, 2017, where Trump spoke on the intercontinental ballistic missile launch by North Korea. (Photo: Kevin Dietsch-Pool / Getty Images)
After a federal judge ruled that Donald Trump's racist comments likely led him to illegally end DACA, Trump filed an appeal with the Ninth Circuit and Supreme Courts. Now Trump's comment about "shithole countries" not only threatens the Dreamers, but it could also lead to a complete government shutdown.
People join together, near the Mar-a-Lago resort where President Donald Trump spent the last few days, to condemn President Trumps statement about immigrants from Haiti and to ask that he apologize to them on January 15, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Florida. President Trump is reported to have called Haiti, Africa and El Salvador places "shithole countries" last week, whose inhabitants are not desirable for US immigration. (Photo: Joe Raedle / Getty Images)
Fascism has always been about reinvention, and without a dynamic opposition, it will just find a way to repackage itself to the same constituencies it draws from. Even as the "alt-right" seems to be in decline due to widespread public revulsion and mass resistance from antifascist organizations, especially after Charlottesville, we cannot afford to ignore it.