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Got Milk? You're a racist

Campus Reform

A writer for the California State University, Long Beach student paper recently opined that milk may become the new symbol of white supremacy in the United States.

According to an op-ed published this week in The Daily 49er, Americans have become “so accustomed to hearing [about] the benefits of milk” that they fail to notice the “subtle racism hidden in our health facts” that links milk to racism and white nationalism.

“It may not surprise you that the United States was founded on racism,” the student writes. “That every institution we uphold has racist roots that are sometimes difficult to catch and even harder to fight against. This phenomenon affects our voter ID laws, state testing and, yes, even our federal dietary guidelines.”...

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