Patriotism is about the adoption of anti-racism on the part of white Americans.
Christopher Sebastian Parker
is a professor in the department of political science at the University of Washington. He served 10 years in the United States Navy. Parker is the author (with Matt Barreto) of “Change They Can’t Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America,” and “Fighting for Democracy: Black Veterans and the Struggle Against White Supremacy in the Postwar South.” He’s also the author (with Matt Barreto) of the forthcoming “The Great White Hope: Donald Trump, Race, and the Crisis of American Democracy.”