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Bogus ‘1619 Project’ Founder Claims Europe Isn’t a Continent

'She added that people should care about Ukraine, “but not because it is European, or the people appear white” ... '

(Headline USA) Nikole Hannah-Jones, founder of the New York Times’s ahistorical “1619 Project,” claimed this week that Europe is not actually a continent and suggested that people who care about the conflict in Ukraine are racist.

“What if I told you Europe is not a continent by definition, but a geopolitical fiction to separate it from Asia,” she said, adding that “alarm” about a “First World nation being invaded” is really just a “dog whistle” for racism.

She added that people should care about Ukraine, “but not because it is European, or the people appear white.”

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Several critics pointed out that the literal definition of “continent” includes Europe as a “continuous expanse of land.” However, Hannah-Jones refused to back down, arguing that Europe should really be considered “either Asia or Eurasia.”

Others argued that Hannah-Jones’s new geographical standards are really just another way for her to make everything about race:

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