The Dark Magic of Identity Politics

The rise of identity politics in the west has lead to an increasing weaponizing of race for political purposes. In these United States Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream speech” is one of the sturdiest bunkers against this tide. And the intersectional crowd knows it.

MLK’s clarion call for a colorblind society was never meant to be taken as a call for a colorless society. He did not envision a…