The American news media has recently engaged in what Bible translators call “reverential capitalization” when it comes to Blacks but not to whites in order to show which caste is highest ranking. But what about sex? How come nobody has yet demanded reverential capitalization for Women?
A newspaper article might soon read:
Joe Biden’s potential vice presidential nominees include Susan Rice, Karen Bass, and Kamala Harris, who are Black Women, and Elizabeth Warren, a white Woman, plus longshots like Pete Buttigieg, a Gay white man, and even Sherrod Brown, a straight white man.