With a neo-fascist president-elect taking office in just four days, it is past time to deconstruct sanitized narratives of Martin Luther King Jr.'s activism. History shows us that in times like these, a radical vision of what is possible is exactly what people need.
On January 21, I will march in the tradition of Martin Luther King Jr. and the nameless, countless multitudes who joined his movement. Donald Trump's policies are going to disadvantage the white women who voted for him. So when I march on January 21, I will also be marching for them.
We insist on positioning white supremacy as central to the US sociopolitical landscape. White supremacy needs no "normalizing." To the contrary, it already constitutes the heart and core of US politics and society.