Currently, the progressive answer to push back against the opposition saying things such as, “go back to where you come from,” is to respond, “we’re all immigrants here”. While it’s important to push back against racism and xenophobia, it’s equally important to not erase the history of our Native American brothers and sisters.
No, we are not all immigrants. On the front lines with us as we push for equality for all are the true native inhabitants of this land we call home.
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