This week gave us an appalling view of American "justice" in all its white privilege and cognitive dissonance: The acquittal of a bunch of ignorant, armed, white, male hooligans who laid boisterous claim to Oregon land that was never theirs, and the tear-gassing, shooting and arrest of peaceful, praying Standing Rock Sioux seeking to protect their own revered land/water from destruction - to "do something good and right." After 500 brutal years, shame, America, again.
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Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
Center for Biological Diversity