Republican Presidential Candidate Vivek Ramaswamy Joins Criticism of “Pure Racism” Article

According to Just the News, Ohio’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion consultant, BWG Business Solutions, led by founder Janice Gassam Asare, is under investigation following the publication of her Forbes column on “decentering whiteness.”

Vance’s Reaction

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Consolidated News Photos

Senator J.D. Vance, a prominent Ohio Republican, expressed strong disapproval of the article, labeling it “racist” and “gross.”

Should Be Ashamed

Image Credit: Shutterstock / YAKOBCHUK VIACHESLAV

He called out Forbes, urging them to feel ashamed for publishing such content.

Investigation Announced

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Consolidated News

Vance announced his intention to pursue an official investigation into BWG Business Solutions and its founder, Janice Gassam Asare.

Ramaswamy Joins the Chorus

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Juli Hansen

Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy added his voice to the criticism, asserting on social media that “There’s no reverse racism, it’s just pure racism.”

Asare’s Perspective

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Damir Khabirov

In the article, Asare argued against “white centering,” describing it as a system that prioritizes white dominant culture to the detriment of non-white groups and cultures.

Unchecked Consequences

Image Credit: Shutterstock / SFIO CRACHO

Asare contended that the unexamined and unchecked nature of “white centering” has hindered the progress of equity and justice within organizations.

Proposed Solutions

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Studio Romantic

Advocating for education, objectivity, and accountability, Asare proposes a multifaceted approach to counter the perceived problem of “white centering.”

Vance’s Accusations

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Consolidated News Photos

Senator Vance stood by his strong words, reiterating that the article fundamentally misunderstands the concept of “decentering whiteness.”

Clarification from Asare

Image Credit: Shutterstock / – Yuri A

In response to Vance’s criticism, Asare clarified that “decentering whiteness” refers to a system rather than targeting individual white persons or white people.

Public Debate

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Salivanchuk Semen

The controversy sparked a broader public debate on the nuances of “decentering whiteness” and the implications of Asare’s argument.

For and Against

Image Credit: Shutterstock / NicoElNino

Supporters and critics weighed in on social media, illustrating the polarized reactions to the Forbes article.

Forbes’ Responsibility

Image Credit: Shutterstock / travellight

Questions arose about Forbes’ editorial responsibility after Vance called for accountability, alleging that the platform should exercise more caution in publishing such content.

Impact on DEI Consultancies

Image Credit: Shutterstock / Pixel-Shot

The investigation and ensuing debate raised questions about the impact on the credibility and effectiveness of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion consultancies.

Examining the Terms

Image Credit: Shutterstock / AimPix

The article prompted a closer examination of terms like “reverse racism” and “pure racism,” adding layers to the ongoing discourse.


Image Credit: Shutterstock / ESB Professional

As the investigation unfolds, public discourse will continue to ask important questions about the role of media, the responsibility of DEI consultancies, and the ongoing complexities of addressing racial issues in contemporary society.

The post Republican Presidential Candidate Vivek Ramaswamy Joins Criticism of “Pure Racism” Article first appeared on Wealthy Living.

Featured Image Credit: Shutterstock / Consolidated News Photos. The people shown in the images are for illustrative purposes only, not the actual people featured in the story.