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#MeganRapinoe said to Trump last night on @AC360:
‘Your message is excluding people. You’re excluding me. You’re excluding people that look like me. You’re excluding people of color. You’re excluding, you know, Americans that maybe support you.”
#MeganRapinoe said, "I think that we have a responsibility, each and every one of us—you have an incredible responsibility, as the chief of this country—to take care of every single person, and you need to do better for everyone.”
#MeganRapinoe: "I think that this country was founded on a lot of great ideas but it was also founded on slavery...we just need to be really honest about that & be really open in talking about that so we can reconcile that...and make this country better for everyone."
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Today's U.S. vs. Mexico soccer finals match in Chicago (Gold Cup) is not only about national identity, but bluntly speaking, about race: Indigenous vs European. The majority of so-called 'U.S. Hispanics' will be rooting for Mexico, as they have done for yrs. #OneNationOneTeam 1/4
The continued existence of the Mexican nation-state (itself based on the Aztec identity of "Mexica") exerts an Indigenous cultural identity that looms large over the consciousness of Mexican-descent people in the United States. 2/4
The best thing the racists can do for us is to continue describing us as "illegals" and foreigners (people who do not belong to their American-colonial identity). This ensures the development of a "nation within a nation". Fortunately, they cannot help themselves. 3/4
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