Utah senator was wrong to say that anti-racism is racism.
Is being “not racist,” enough?
Throughout early colonial and American history, well-meaning people opposed the institution of slavery. Many of them were not racist. They didn’t own slaves and likely never caused any harm. They simply went about their lives and would not have taken kindly to being called racist. The anti-racists were abolitionists. They turned their homes and churches into a place of refuge for escaped slaves along the Underground Railroad.
Read Commentary by Darlene McDonald and Kevin M. Korous in The Salt Lake Tribune