Arizona's Questionable Track Record on Race: MLK Day, Banning Ethnic Studies, and Regulating Accents
It'd be nice if enacting a law would solve the problem, wouldn't it?
Certain moments in our nation's history have consistently opened the door for the least civil voices to enact evil through civil policy: think the institution of race-based U.S. slavery, the Indian removals, Jim Crow laws, legalized segregation, the federal protection of lynching mobs, and, don't forget, the Japanese internment camps, among others.
Echoes of Arizona: Illinois Congressional Candidate Stopped and Searched for Driving-While-Looking-Latino
Last weekend I was at a family reunion where I had been invited to show pictures from my sabbatical in the Middle East last spring.