Give the Drummer Some: How the Right’s Fixation on Nathan Phillips’s Drum Reflects White America’s Fear of the Drum

Ever since the video of the group of Covington High School boys surrounding Native American activist Nathan Phillips and---depending on your interpretation---either harassed him or defended themselves (count me among those who understand it to be the former), there has been a massive national conversation addressing numerous issues that speak to our cultural and political …

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