George W. Bush was the 43rd president of the United States, from 2001 to 2009. He was elected with a minority of the popular vote, which Reynolds and Kendi partially credit to racist voting restrictions in Florida. They argue that Bush promoted “anti-Islamic and anti-Arab sentiments” after the September 11 attacks and diminished resources in Black-majority neighborhoods by defunding poorly-performing schools.
George W. Bush Character Timeline in Stamped
The timeline below shows where the character George W. Bush appears in Stamped. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 27: A Bill Too Many
...the 9/11 attacks with a new kind of racism against Arab and Islamic “evil-doers.” When Bush cut school funding for lagging schools that largely served Black students, Black assimilationists like Bill... (full context)