Thanksgiving Weekend: Pro-Migrant SanctuarySphere
Remembering Marcelo Lucero: One Year Later at Anti-BVBL.
Marcelo Lucero was an Ecuadorian who was murdered by a group of teenage thugs on Long Island a year ago last Sunday. His murder has become a rallying cry for Civil Rights, much like Birmingham Sunday became.
On Thanksgiving: Truth and Celebration at All About Race.
Being an honest, yet enthusiastic American requires the ability to consistently integrate the pretty, mythic narratives that our nation holds dear with the always more complicated and often very ugly truth of our American story. Like my experience of George Washington's birthday, some American Indians refer to the Thanksgiving I celebrate as a National Day of Mourning. And with good reason.
Do American Indians Look "Hispanic" or Do "Hispanics" Look American Indian? at American Taino.
Got Milk? Thank Immigrants at America's Voice.
I am painfully aware that not every family is as fortunate as mine. The broken nature of America's immigration system is deeply felt during the holidays by millions in the United States who long to be reunited with their loved ones.
William Newell, a Penobscot Indian and former chair of the anthropology department of the University of Connecticut, claims that the first Thanksgiving was not "a festive gathering of Indians and Pilgrims, but rather a celebration of the massacre of 700 Pequot men, women and children."
Thanksgiving and Forgotten Genocide: Brainwashing of American Textbooks at Muslim Reverie.
Captain John Mason and his colonist army surrounded a fortified Pequot village and reportedly shouted: "We must burn them! Such a dreadful terror let the Almighty fall upon their spirits that they would flee from us and run into the very flames. Thus did the Lord Judge the heathen, filling the place with dead bodies." The surviving Pequot were hunted and slain.
My People Will Have Degradation, and Your People, Cardigans. at the Unapologetic Mexican. Hilarious, and fitting, clip from The Adam's Family movie.