The End of Embracing America?

“…In the Pacific Standard Magazine of March/April 2017, an essay titled “The Mexican American Dream” begins with the following: “Despite the rhetoric and hate crimes, Mexican immigrants are poised to reframe American culture, if white people would only let them.”  Clearly a provocative opener, it sets the stage for the “us against them” mentality that seems to be propelling all conversations these days.  The narrative has become a brown-black vs. white storyline and has taken on a decidedly nasty racist overtone.”

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