Eladio Bobadilla

Eladio Bobadilla

Eladio Bobadilla is assistant professor of history at the University of Kentucky

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It is no coincidence that as Trump insists on calling this pandemic the “Chinese virus,” immigration raids have also been ramped up in some American cities, including one of the larges, Los Angeles. (Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Views
Thursday, March 19, 2020
COVID-19 and Trump's Racist Rhetoric
After weeks of denying the threat of COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, the scale and spread of the pandemic has made it impossible for President Donald Trump to continue denying the problem as a political “hoax” perpetrated by his political opponents to bring him down in November. What...
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Alt-right activists, white nationalists and Nazis held torches and marched through the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville, Virginia to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, Friday, August 11, 2017. Views
Sunday, September 10, 2017
The 'Alt-Right': We Need Courage and Truth, Not False Equivalencies
In the wake of the unrest in Charlottesville a few weeks ago, where a sizable contingent of white supremacists, Nazis, and other self-described “alt-right” provocateurs gathered to “Unite the Right” and to promote their agenda of hate, President Trump had an opportunity to demonstrate some much-...
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