Things never die. History repeats itself because people never fully learn from their mistakes, nor can they resist their nativistic urges.
America is an ongoing experiment of democratic and pluralistic principles. The only hope in resurfacing old problems is that they retest the validity of beliefs. It’s better to come face to face with reality than under the couch and think everything’s all ok.
Democracy matters. Fairness matters. Pluralism rests on such openness.