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Anne Branigin Anne Branigin Nov 03, 2018. 18 comments

S.C. Rep. Mark Sanford Says Haitians Shouldn't Get Birthright Citizenship Because They're Not 'Former Slaves'

S.C. Rep. Mark Sanford Says Haitians Shouldn't Get Birthright Citizenship Because They're Not 'Former Slaves'

In an interview with MSNBC’s Craig Melvin this week, outgoing South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford said he wasn’t a “fan” of birthright citizenship and believed that people who come to the United States. “from Haiti or anywhere else” shouldn’t necessarily have access to it. In fact, if Sanford had his way, it would only apply to the descendants of slaves.

If that’s the case, white people,...

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Michael Harriot Michael Harriot Nov 01, 2018. 22 comments

Birthright Citizenship Explained Like You're a Racist 5-Year-Old

Birthright Citizenship Explained Like You're a Racist 5-Year-Old
Explain Like I’m a Racist 5-Year-OldLike the popular subreddit “Explain Like I’m 5," which simplifies complex issues into easily understandable, digestible bites, “Explain Like I’m a Racist 5-Year-Old” breaks down complicated subjects on the intersection of race, economics and politics, making them so simple, even a bigoted toddler could understand them.  

5-year-old racist: Hey, why is...

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Stephen A. Crockett Jr. Stephen A. Crockett Jr. Oct 31, 2018. 19 comments

Trump Wants to End Birthright Citizenship. Here’s Why That’s Not Happening

Trump Wants to End Birthright Citizenship. Here’s Why That’s Not Happening

President Donald Trump believes, like most white nationalists, that America is his country. Not sure how this belief came to be, but it’s certainly at the core of white nationalist rhetoric.

By now everyone has seen footage of some exasperated racists shouting, “Get out of my country!” to some unsuspecting person who is trying to figure out how in the fuck this became their country when they...

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