Author

Greta de Jong

Greta de Jong

Professor of History, University of Nevada, Reno

COMMENTARY

DeSantis and Abbott pull from segregationists’ playbook with their anti-immigration stunts

By: - September 21, 2022

As a historian of racism and white supremacy in the United States, I’ve become accustomed to callous actions like those of Republican governors who organized transportation for Latin American migrants to states run by their political opponents. Governors Greg Abbott in Texas and Ron DeSantis in Florida are following the playbook of segregationists who provided […]