Dying of Whiteness by Jonathan M. Metzl

Available At: Discovery Canyon Campus High School

Categories : Politics, Racism, Whiteness

Description: A book with loose, manipulated statistics to benefit the argument that whites are destroying themselves with racist connotations and leanings.

YA Label?: No

Notes: This book contains racism and dishonest political arguments.

Violations (Miller Test [MT] & Colorado Obscenity Test [CD])

The above scale indicates whether, in our view, the referenced book violates established and upheld Federal (Miller Test) and State (Colorado Obscenity Test) standards. Books that violate ALL established standards will have a table printed in red. Under Colorado Law, willful distribution of such material is deemed a Class 6 penalty carrying a fine and/or up to 18 months in prison.


Page 5: I met many people like Trevor over the course of my research. People who were dying in various overt or invisible ways as a result of political beliefs or systems linked to the defense of white “ways of life” or concerns about minorities or poor people hoarding resources.

Page 8: That same year, the Tea Party Patriots funded Asia-bashing advertisements featuring fictional Chinese executives in suits speaking Mandarin and laughing about how they were able to buy thousands of acres of Missouri farmland.

Page 10: My research measures just how deeply modern-day American backlash conservatism demands that lower- and middle-class white Americans vote against their own biological self-interests as well as their own economic priorities.

Page 64: Armed white citizen militias emerged in Southern states during the Revolutionary War to such an extent that their rights to bear arms were enshrined in the founding documents of the new country.

Additional Snippets Here