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Arizona Latino Studies Class Raises Bizarre Comments

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America is supposed to be the melting pot; it’s supposed to be a country where everyone can come together and share their own culture with one another. This was a country of new hopes, new beginnings, and a way to share one’s beliefs they way they thought it should be shared without being condemned. Sounds too good to be true, right? That’s because in a way, it is. Take, for example, the war going on right now between Mexican immigration and the US. You don’t see us making a big deal about Canadians coming to the US. Nope. This all has to do with the issue of race. And not just racism itself, but cultural racism. But I’ll come back to that. Right now I want to give you a little history lesson to better educate you with the topic at hand. 

What they teach you in high school is that…

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