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How reparations could work: Using the US’s past affirmative action for whites as a model

Reparations for on-going injustices against Native and African Americans are entirely feasible. Historic government programs for white people serve as a model. The giant Monopoly game Imagine the US economy thru history as a giant Monopoly game. In the beginning, … Continue reading

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Another Genocide Banner at a Football Game

This seems to happen at least once every fall.  Yet another reason why ethnic groups should not be mascots.  Full story is here. Imagine a high school whose mascot was Jews, and opposing teams could say “Get Ready for a … Continue reading

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Cherokee statement on $20 bill

Statement from Cherokee Nation Principal Chief regarding the U.S. Department of the Treasury‘s decision to remove Andrew Jackson from the front of the $20 bill and replace him with abolitionist Harriet Tubman. “Andrew Jackson defied a U.S. Supreme Court ruling … Continue reading

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Could a Cherokee Woman Replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill?

The vote to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill is down to the Final Four, and Wilma Mankiller is on the list!  She wasn’t even on the original ballot, but advanced to the last round as a write-in candidate. You can … Continue reading

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