“The effort on the Right to disparage the #BlackLivesMatter groups continues…and grows louder.” … KS!!
The effort on the Right to disparage the #BlackLivesMatter groups continues…and grows louder. (ks)
When South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was 10 years old, she watched shop owners in rural South Carolina call the police on her father, an immigrant from India, just because he was wearing a turban. Haley told the story of how this discrimination made her feel shamed and silenced in a speech at the National Press Club in D.C. on Wednesday about “Lessons from a New South,” but she also asserted that such racism has since been largely eradicated from the region.
“A lot of people make the mistake of thinking the South is still like that today. It’s not,” she said, pointing out that an intolerant population would never have elected an Indian-American like her as governor.
What is hurting people of color, Haley told the gathered reporters and pundits Wednesday…
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