Prominent Virginians used academic institutions, medicine, and bureaucratic records to give white supremacy a pseudoscientific veneer of legitimacy. The alt-right has inherited their obsession with racial 'purity'.
Author Archives: Frederick Coye Heard
Frederick Coye Heard lives in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley where he writes about culture, politics, food, and other things that make it possible to live with our neighbors. He left both Texas and academia, but he remains irascible and erudite. You can see what he is up to at HeardFC.com or follow him on Twitter @HeardFC.