Racial Weapon

How Immigration Has Been Used as a “Racial Weapon” | Talking Points Memo

A recent poll revealed that 30 percent of Americans “completely” or “mostly” agree with the Great Replacement Theory — the unfounded assertion that immigrants are entering the U.S. to replace the American way of life. This harmful rhetoric has plagued the U.S. for centuries, particularly since the Reconstruction Era after the emancipation of enslaved Africans in 1865.

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