From Trends, the top five states for relative search volume interest in “white supremacy” over the last year:
Our imperial overlords appear to be far more interested in it than middle Americans are. We should expect a white kid from some loserville in say, Wyoming, to be the one looking for a portal into the world of white supremacy, shouldn’t we?
The bottom five states for search volume interest in the phrase:
What is the zeitgeist like in Hawaii? As I understand it there has long been an undercurrent of resentment towards white colonizers (ie “kill Haole day“), but it is not ubiquitous and race relations are relatively good on the islands given the demographic composition of the population.
Parenthetically, I was trying to figure out why the second-most related search topic, after “New Zealand”, was the Eric Clapton song “Layla”.
Well, it looks to be on account a woman named Layla F. Saad, the authoress of a workbook entitled Me and White Supremacy, the purpose of which is to “educate people with white privilege as to their internalised racism, and facilitate personal and collective change to help dismantle the oppressive system of white supremacy.” It is billed as “a first-of-its-kind personal anti-racism tool for people holding white privilege to begin to examine and dismantle their complicity in the oppressive system of white supremacy.”
The concept of Original Sin is alive and well in the current year.