“Y’know,” he said, “If Trump gets elected, you get a free ride back to Mexico.”
People do not say those things to me all the time, but I feel the underlying sting of those words almost every day.
Let’s get this straight. He is kind of an asshole.
Okay, Dove, what are you doing???
In America, only white people can be big R Racists. I’m sorry, I know you don’t like it, Trump supporters, but that is just the way it is.
Holocaust deniers are an extreme example of historical revisionism and one that we generally deny right back at them. However, what about the revision that we see in modern history against people of color? What about in 2015 when a Texas mother was absolutely horrified to hear that African slaves were described as “workers” in a map that depicted patterns of immigration in the United States?
A combination of growing older and being pushed outside of my high school forced me to mature and question my internal racism.
She claims to have apologized to Leroy, while Leroy himself said on his Twitter than he hasn’t heard from her.
White supremacists took his silence and his pause as an endorsement of their views — and their violence.
Understand that the profound racial segregation of everyday life in the U.S. keeps you from being able to easily understand those whose experiences differ from your own. You have to consciously do something to integrate your experiences.