Just Wondering…

by Latoya Peterson

I was over on Newspaper Rock where Rob linked back to our Diversity Inc article, noting:

Yes, these arguments sure do sound familiar to me. I hear them all the time from anti-Indian pundits and correspondents.

Which kind of shocked me.

I mean, if someone is going to make this argument:

“Nobody is forcing anyone to stay in America, you are free to leave whenever you please (and that is for every race), and, nobody took YOU personally from Africa or Asia or Spain or Italy or from anywhere else.”

Where do they expect the Native Americans to go?

What do racists say in that situation?

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