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NOW WE TURN TO SOME FACTS AND

NOW WE TURN TO SOME FACTS AND CONTEXT ABOUT ONE OF AMERICAS

CONTEXT ABOUT ONE OF AMERICAS FAULT LINES AFTER THIS WEEKENDS

FAULT LINES AFTER THIS WEEKENDS SHOOTING.

SHOOTING. HOW WE ALL VIEW IMMIGRATION.

HOW WE ALL VIEW IMMIGRATION. OUR VIEWS COME FROM EXPERIENCE,

OUR VIEWS COME FROM EXPERIENCE, OF COURSE, FROM OUR FEELINGS,

OF COURSE, FROM OUR FEELINGS, FROM WORDS.

FROM WORDS. WHICH IS WHY BATTLES OVER HOW TO

WHICH IS WHY BATTLES OVER HOW TO HANDLE IMMIGRATION OFTEN TURN ON

HANDLE IMMIGRATION OFTEN TURN ON THE WORDS WE USE.

THE WORDS WE USE. UNDOCUMENTED, VERSUS ILLEGAL.

UNDOCUMENTED, VERSUS ILLEGAL. ASYLUM VERSUS ANCHOR BABY.

ASYLUM VERSUS ANCHOR BABY. SOME WORDS CAN BE OFFENSIVE

SOME WORDS CAN BE OFFENSIVE BECAUSE THEY ARE DEHUMANIZING OR

BECAUSE THEY ARE DEHUMANIZING OR WORSE.

WORSE. DONALD TRUMP ADOPTED THE

DONALD TRUMP ADOPTED THE IMFLAMMATORY LANGUAGE OF

IMFLAMMATORY LANGUAGE OF INVASION AND THE EL PASO SHOOTER

INVASION AND THE EL PASO SHOOTER ECHOED THAT LANGUAGE FROM TRUMP

ECHOED THAT LANGUAGE FROM TRUMP WHICH HAS SOME TRUMP ALLIES

WHICH HAS SOME TRUMP ALLIES PUSHING BACK.

PUSHING BACK. >> IF YOU USE A TERM AN

>> IF YOU USE A TERM AN INVASION, THATS NOT

INVASION, THATS NOT ANTI-HISPANIC.

ANTI-HISPANIC. ITS A FACT.

ITS A FACT. IF THE RUSSIANS WERE COMING

IF THE RUSSIANS WERE COMING THROUGH ALASKA THROUGH CANADA,

THROUGH ALASKA THROUGH CANADA, THE PRESIDENT WOULD BE USING THE

THE PRESIDENT WOULD BE USING THE SAME LANGUAGE.

SAME LANGUAGE. >> THE PRIMARY DEFINITION OF

>> THE PRIMARY DEFINITION OF INVASION IS A FOREIGN MILITARY

INVASION IS A FOREIGN MILITARY INVADING.

INVADING. THATS WHY IT SOUNDS OMINOUS.

THATS WHY IT SOUNDS OMINOUS. SO THE RUSSIAN OR MEXICAN

SO THE RUSSIAN OR MEXICAN MILITARY CROSSING THE BORDER

MILITARY CROSSING THE BORDER WOULD BE A TRADITIONAL INVASION.

WOULD BE A TRADITIONAL INVASION. THE WORD ALSO REFERS TO A LARGE

THE WORD ALSO REFERS TO A LARGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE ENTERING A

NUMBER OF PEOPLE ENTERING A PLACE.

PLACE. YOU CAN FIND DICTIONARY EXAMPLES

YOU CAN FIND DICTIONARY EXAMPLES OF AN INVASION OF FANS AT A

OF AN INVASION OF FANS AT A STADIUM.

STADIUM. IN FACT, PEOPLE ARE LOOKING UP

IN FACT, PEOPLE ARE LOOKING UP THESE VERY WORDS RIGHT NOW,

THESE VERY WORDS RIGHT NOW, INVASION IS IN THE TOP 20 MOST

INVASION IS IN THE TOP 20 MOST SEARCHED WORDS TODAY AT MERRIUM

SEARCHED WORDS TODAY AT MERRIUM WEBSTERS WEBSITE.

WEBSTERS WEBSITE. RACISM AND FASCISM IN THE TOP

RACISM AND FASCISM IN THE TOP FIVE FOR THE WEEK.

FIVE FOR THE WEEK. THERE IS MORE TO THE WHOLE

THERE IS MORE TO THE WHOLE ANSWER THAN JUST STOPPING AT THE

ANSWER THAN JUST STOPPING AT THE DICTIONARY DEFINITION.

DICTIONARY DEFINITION. THE EL PASO SHOOTER EXPLICIT LIT

THE EL PASO SHOOTER EXPLICIT LIT CITED A WHITE NATIONALIST DOGMA,

CITED A WHITE NATIONALIST DOGMA, THE REMACEMENT THEORY THAT

THE REMACEMENT THEORY THAT ARGUES IMMIGRANT INVADERS ARE

ARGUES IMMIGRANT INVADERS ARE BASICALLY REPLACING WHITE PEOPLE

BASICALLY REPLACING WHITE PEOPLE IN THE COUNTRY.

IN THE COUNTRY. THAT DOESNT MEAN EVERYONE MEANS

THAT DOESNT MEAN EVERYONE MEANS IT THAT WAY BUT THIS WEEK AS

IT THAT WAY BUT THIS WEEK AS RUCH AND HIS DEFENDERS PUBLICLY

RUCH AND HIS DEFENDERS PUBLICLY DOUBLED DOWN ON INVASION IN THIS

DOUBLED DOWN ON INVASION IN THIS NEWS CYCLE, IT DOES MEAN THEYRE

NEWS CYCLE, IT DOES MEAN THEYRE ON NOTICE THE KILLER MEANT THOSE

ON NOTICE THE KILLER MEANT THOSE WORDS THAT WAY.

WORDS THAT WAY. AND HE IS ECHOING A LINE OF

AND HE IS ECHOING A LINE OF OTHER MASS SHOOTERS WHO CITED

OTHER MASS SHOOTERS WHO CITED THE SAME REPLACEMENT THEORY.

THE SAME REPLACEMENT THEORY. SO WORD ONE, INVASION.

SO WORD ONE, INVASION. WORD TWO, REPLACE.

WORD TWO, REPLACE. IF REPLACE RINGS A VAGUE

IF REPLACE RINGS A VAGUE SINISTER BELL, THAT MAY BE

SINISTER BELL, THAT MAY BE BECAUSE OF CHARLOTTESVILLE OR

BECAUSE OF CHARLOTTESVILLE OR TRUMP.

TRUMP. PRO CLAIMED GOOD PEOPLE ON BOTH

PRO CLAIMED GOOD PEOPLE ON BOTH SIDES BECAUSE IT WAS THERE THAT

SIDES BECAUSE IT WAS THERE THAT WHITE NATIONALISTS OPENLY MARKED

WHITE NATIONALISTS OPENLY MARKED AGAINST MINORITIES AND AGAINST

AGAINST MINORITIES AND AGAINST JEWS AND CHANTED ABOUT NOT BEING

JEWS AND CHANTED ABOUT NOT BEING REPLACED.

REPLACED. >> YOU WILL NOT REPLACE US.

>> YOU WILL NOT REPLACE US. JEWS WILL NOT REPLACE US.

JEWS WILL NOT REPLACE US. JEWS WILL NOT REPLACE US.

JEWS WILL NOT REPLACE US.L NOT R

>> MOST PEOPLE USE THE WORD

>> MOST PEOPLE USE THE WORD REPLACE IN NORMAL TYPICAL WAYS.

REPLACE IN NORMAL TYPICAL WAYS. BUT EVEN IN LAWFUL AND

BUT EVEN IN LAWFUL AND NONVIOLENT POLITICAL DISCOURSE,

NONVIOLENT POLITICAL DISCOURSE, THAT WORD IS INCREASINGLY

THAT WORD IS INCREASINGLY INVOKED IN THE SPECIFIC

INVOKED IN THE SPECIFIC POLITICAL CONTEXT THAT VIEWS

POLITICAL CONTEXT THAT VIEWS IMMIGRATION AS A ZERO SUM

IMMIGRATION AS A ZERO SUM THREAT.

THREAT. >> DEMOCRATS KNOW IF THEY KEEP

>> DEMOCRATS KNOW IF THEY KEEP UP THE FLOOD OF ILLEGALS INTO

UP THE FLOOD OF ILLEGALS INTO THE COUNTRY THEY CAN EVENTUALLY

THE COUNTRY THEY CAN EVENTUALLY TURN IT INTO A FLOOD OF VOTERS

TURN IT INTO A FLOOD OF VOTERS FOR THEM, THEIR POLITICAL

FOR THEM, THEIR POLITICAL SUCCESS DOES NOT SPEEPD ON GOOD

SUCCESS DOES NOT SPEEPD ON GOOD POLICIES BUT ON DEMOGRAPHIC

POLICIES BUT ON DEMOGRAPHIC REPLACEMENT.

REPLACEMENT. >> DEMOCRATS WHO WANT TO REPLACE

>> DEMOCRATS WHO WANT TO REPLACE YOU THE AMERICAN VOTERS WITH

YOU THE AMERICAN VOTERS WITH NEWLY AMNESTIED CITIZENS AND AN

NEWLY AMNESTIED CITIZENS AND AN EVER INCREASING NUMBER OF CHAIN

EVER INCREASING NUMBER OF CHAIN MIGRANTS.

MIGRANTS. >> WEVE SEEN IT IN EUROPE AND

>> WEVE SEEN IT IN EUROPE AND EVEN IT HERE.

EVEN IT HERE. THEYRE ATTEMPTING TO REPLACE

THEYRE ATTEMPTING TO REPLACE US.

US. >> ATTEMPTING TO REPLACE US.

>> ATTEMPTING TO REPLACE US. NOW, THERE ARE PLENTY OF

NOW, THERE ARE PLENTY OF LEGITIMATE PEACEFUL ARGUMENTS

LEGITIMATE PEACEFUL ARGUMENTS FOR LIMITING IMMIGRATION

FOR LIMITING IMMIGRATION MOST COUNTRIES WITH NET POSITIVE

MOST COUNTRIES WITH NET POSITIVE MIGRATION HAVE RULES LIMITING

MIGRATION HAVE RULES LIMITING IT.

IT. HOW DO YOU IT MATTERS.

HOW DO YOU IT MATTERS. HOW YOU TALK ABOUT IT MATTERS.

HOW YOU TALK ABOUT IT MATTERS. AND HOW YOU TALK ABOUT IT

AND HOW YOU TALK ABOUT IT ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE A

ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE A MEGAPHONE OR POWER CAN SHAPE

MEGAPHONE OR POWER CAN SHAPE WHETHER OUR NATION SEES THIS AS

WHETHER OUR NATION SEES THIS AS ANOTHER POLICY TO BE DISCUSSED

ANOTHER POLICY TO BE DISCUSSED AND PEACEFULLY DECIDED OR AS

AND PEACEFULLY DECIDED OR AS SOMETHING MORE AKIN TO A WAR

SOMETHING MORE AKIN TO A WAR FOOTING.

FOOTING. >> ITS CALLED AN INVASION.

>> ITS CALLED AN INVASION. AND THANK GOD WE HAVE A

AND THANK GOD WE HAVE A PRESIDENT THAT WILL STAND UP TO

PRESIDENT THAT WILL STAND UP TO AN INVASION LIKE THIS.

AN INVASION LIKE THIS. >> I DONT CARE WHAT THE FAKE

>> I DONT CARE WHAT THE FAKE MEDIA SAYS.

MEDIA SAYS. THATS AN INVASION OF OUR

THATS AN INVASION OF OUR COUNTRY.

COUNTRY. >> THERES AN INVASION BY

>> THERES AN INVASION BY FOREIGNERS INTO THEIR COUNTRY.

FOREIGNERS INTO THEIR COUNTRY. >> WE HAVE RIGHT NOW THE AN

>> WE HAVE RIGHT NOW THE AN INVASION.

INVASION. IF YOU LOOK WHATS GOING ON WITH

IF YOU LOOK WHATS GOING ON WITH THE CARAVANS, ITS AN INVASION.

THE CARAVANS, ITS AN INVASION. >> THEYRE STREAMING ACROSS.

>> THEYRE STREAMING ACROSS. THIS IS FLATOUT INVASION.

THIS IS FLATOUT INVASION. >> STOP THIS ONSLAUGHT, THIS

>> STOP THIS ONSLAUGHT, THIS INCATIONVATION INTO OUR COUNTRY.

INCATIONVATION INTO OUR COUNTRY. >> THIS INVASION.

>> THIS INVASION. WE NEED MORE THAN SIMPLISTIC

WE NEED MORE THAN SIMPLISTIC POLITICIZED AND HATEFUL RHETORIC

AS WE GO A LITTLE DEEPER ON THE

AS WE GO A LITTLE DEEPER ON THE LANGUAGE AND THE PRACTICE OF

LANGUAGE AND THE PRACTICE OF THIS EXTREMISM, IM JOINED BY

THIS EXTREMISM, IM JOINED BY BROWN UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR MON

BROWN UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR MON CAN MARTINEZ, THE AUTHOR OF "THE

CAN MARTINEZ, THE AUTHOR OF "THE INJUSTICE NEVER LEAVES YOU,

INJUSTICE NEVER LEAVES YOU, ANTI-MEXICAN VIOLENCE IN TEXAS,"

ANTI-MEXICAN VIOLENCE IN TEXAS," AND BRIAN LAVIN, DIRECTOR OF THE

AND BRIAN LAVIN, DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER OF THE STUDY OF EXTREMISM

CENTER OF THE STUDY OF EXTREMISM AND AT SAN BERARDINO.

AND AT SAN BERARDINO. BRIAN, HOW DO YOU CHART THE

BRIAN, HOW DO YOU CHART THE MAINLINING AND SPREADING OF

MAINLINING AND SPREADING OF THESE IDEA IDEOLOGIES AND WHERE

THESE IDEA IDEOLOGIES AND WHERE IS THE GOOD FAITH SPACE FOR

IS THE GOOD FAITH SPACE FOR PEOPLE WHO MAY ECHO A WORD AND

PEOPLE WHO MAY ECHO A WORD AND NOT REALIZE SOME OF ITS HATEFUL

NOT REALIZE SOME OF ITS HATEFUL ROOTS?

ROOTS? >> I THINK YOURE RIGHT.

>> I THINK YOURE RIGHT. THERE IS AN INVASION OF THE

THERE IS AN INVASION OF THE UNITED STATES GOING ON BY

UNITED STATES GOING ON BY FOREIGNERS BUT ITS RUSSIANS AND

FOREIGNERS BUT ITS RUSSIANS AND SOME OF THE THINGS THEYRE DOING

SOME OF THE THINGS THEYRE DOING IS MANIPULATING SOCIAL MEDIA TO

IS MANIPULATING SOCIAL MEDIA TO HAVE ANTI-IMMIGRANT SENTIMENT.

HAVE ANTI-IMMIGRANT SENTIMENT. WE HAVE ALL THIS IN OUR LATEST

WE HAVE ALL THIS IN OUR LATEST REPORT ON MY PINNED TWEET AT

REPORT ON MY PINNED TWEET AT PROVE LEV VIN.

PROVE LEV VIN. IN THE LEXICON CONFIDENT WHITE

IN THE LEXICON CONFIDENT WHITE SUPREMACIST MOVEMENT, WE

SUPREMACIST MOVEMENT, WE ACTUALLY HAD A COMMUTER R

ACTUALLY HAD A COMMUTER R COMPUTER ANALYST AND DREW

COMPUTER ANALYST AND DREW THOMPSON LOOK AT THIS KIND OF

THOMPSON LOOK AT THIS KIND OF VERBIAGE BEING USED ON PLACES

VERBIAGE BEING USED ON PLACES LIKE 4 KHAN AND FOUND THAT HATE

LIKE 4 KHAN AND FOUND THAT HATE CRIMES AND HATE SPEECH OFTEN BUT

CRIMES AND HATE SPEECH OFTEN BUT NOT ALWAYS PEAKED AROUND THE

NOT ALWAYS PEAKED AROUND THE SAME TIMES AND OFTEN AROUND

SAME TIMES AND OFTEN AROUND POLITICAL RHETORIC.

POLITICAL RHETORIC. NOVEMBER, 2016, WORST MONTH FOR

NOVEMBER, 2016, WORST MONTH FOR HATE RHYME GOING BACK 14 YEARS.

HATE RHYME GOING BACK 14 YEARS. JAMES NOLAN FROM WEST VIRGINIA

JAMES NOLAN FROM WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AND I AND JOHN RIGHT

UNIVERSITY AND I AND JOHN RIGHT SELL DID A STUDY WITH THAT.

SELL DID A STUDY WITH THAT. BUSH SPEAKS SIX DAYS AFTER 9/11.

BUSH SPEAKS SIX DAYS AFTER 9/11. HATE CRIMES DOP WHEN HE SPEAKS

HATE CRIMES DOP WHEN HE SPEAKS OF TOLERANCE.

OF TOLERANCE. HATE CRIMES DROP BY TWO-THIRDS

HATE CRIMES DROP BY TWO-THIRDS IT THE NEXT DAY AGAINST MUSLIMS

IT THE NEXT DAY AGAINST MUSLIMS AND ARABS AND TWO-THIRDS THE

AND ARABS AND TWO-THIRDS THE NEXT YEAR.

NEXT YEAR. >> I THINK YOURE CITING HIS

>> I THINK YOURE CITING HIS SPEECH AT A MOSQUE.

SPEECH AT A MOSQUE. >> YES, AT THE ISLAMIC CENTER

>> YES, AT THE ISLAMIC CENTER D.C.

D.C. >> THIS WAS A PRESIDENT WHO

>> THIS WAS A PRESIDENT WHO WIDELY CRITICIZED FOR MANY

WIDELY CRITICIZED FOR MANY THINGS BUT HE SAW 9/11 HAPPEN

THINGS BUT HE SAW 9/11 HAPPEN AND WENT TO A MOSQUE TO URGE

AND WENT TO A MOSQUE TO URGE TOLERANCE, SUCH A CONTRAST TO

TOLERANCE, SUCH A CONTRAST TO TODAY.

TODAY. YOURE SAYING WHILE CAUSALITY ON

YOURE SAYING WHILE CAUSALITY ON ANY INDIVIDUAL INCIDENT, YOU DO

ANY INDIVIDUAL INCIDENT, YOU DO SEE CORRELATION THERE IN WHAT

SEE CORRELATION THERE IN WHAT THE POLITICAL LEADERS ARE DOING?

THE POLITICAL LEADERS ARE DOING? >> ABSOLUTELY.

>> ABSOLUTELY. LISTEN TO THIS, TOO.

LISTEN TO THIS, TOO. CHARLOTTESVILLE, WORST MONTH,

CHARLOTTESVILLE, WORST MONTH, IM SORRY, TIED FOR THE SECOND

IM SORRY, TIED FOR THE SECOND WORST MONTH THIS DECADE.

WORST MONTH THIS DECADE. GIVE YOU AN EXAMPLE OF THAT.

GIVE YOU AN EXAMPLE OF THAT. WHEN OBAMA WAS ABOUT TO BECOME

WHEN OBAMA WAS ABOUT TO BECOME PRESIDENT IN OCTOBER, 2008,

PRESIDENT IN OCTOBER, 2008, ANOTHER SPIKE MONTH.

ANOTHER SPIKE MONTH. WE CAN ACTUALLY DO DAY BY DAY

WE CAN ACTUALLY DO DAY BY DAY TICKS USING FBI DATA AND WE

TICKS USING FBI DATA AND WE FOUND THAT.

FOUND THAT. YOU CAN READ THAT IN THE REPORT.

YOU CAN READ THAT IN THE REPORT. ID LIKE TO RESPOND TO OUTSIDE

ID LIKE TO RESPOND TO OUTSIDE THE DATA WORLD BRIEFLY.

THE DATA WORLD BRIEFLY. AND THAT IS ROBIN WILLIAMS FROM

AND THAT IS ROBIN WILLIAMS FROM YOUR OLD STROMPING GROUND AT

YOUR OLD STROMPING GROUND AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY WHERE MY SON

CORNELL UNIVERSITY WHERE MY SON WANTS TO GO, BY THE WAY, A

WANTS TO GO, BY THE WAY, A PROFESSOR EMERITUS SAID THERES

PROFESSOR EMERITUS SAID THERES A PRINTED CIRCUIT OF STEREOTYPES

A PRINTED CIRCUIT OF STEREOTYPES AND THIS LABELS CERTAIN PEOPLE

AND THIS LABELS CERTAIN PEOPLE AS LEGITIMATE TARGETS FOR

AS LEGITIMATE TARGETS FOR AGGRESSION.

AGGRESSION. SO WE NEED TO TONE IT DOWN.

SO WE NEED TO TONE IT DOWN. EVEN IF SOMEBODY THINKS THAT

EVEN IF SOMEBODY THINKS THAT THEYRE USING A WORD THATS A

THEYRE USING A WORD THATS A BIT BENIGN, PRINTS, IN THE TOXIC

BIT BENIGN, PRINTS, IN THE TOXIC HATE WORLD IT HAS A PARTICULAR

HATE WORLD IT HAS A PARTICULAR MEANING.

MEANING. SHORTLY BEFORE THESE ATTACKS,

SHORTLY BEFORE THESE ATTACKS, PRESIDENT TRUMP WAS RETWEETING A

PRESIDENT TRUMP WAS RETWEETING A BRITISH NATIONAL WHO WAS QUICKED

BRITISH NATIONAL WHO WAS QUICKED OF HATE OFFENSES OVER IN THE UK.

OF HATE OFFENSES OVER IN THE UK. >> AND WHO WAS SUSPENDED FOR

>> AND WHO WAS SUSPENDED FOR TERMS OF SERVICE VIOLATIONS FOR

TERMS OF SERVICE VIOLATIONS FOR THAT VERY THING.

THAT VERY THING. MONICA, I WANT YOUR EXPERTISE

MONICA, I WANT YOUR EXPERTISE BASED ON THE WORK YOUVE DONE.

BASED ON THE WORK YOUVE DONE. IM LOATH TO JOKE AROUND TOO

IM LOATH TO JOKE AROUND TOO MUCH BUT BRIAN IS CLEARLY

MUCH BUT BRIAN IS CLEARLY CAFFEINATED.

CAFFEINATED. I THINK THATS CLEAR.

I THINK THATS CLEAR. I WOULD LOVE TO GET HOLD OF YOUR

I WOULD LOVE TO GET HOLD OF YOUR SOURCE OF CAFFEINE BECAUSE

SOURCE OF CAFFEINE BECAUSE YOURE.COMING IN FIRING ON ALL

YOURE.COMING IN FIRING ON ALL CYLINDERS ON AN IMPORTANT TOPIC

CYLINDERS ON AN IMPORTANT TOPIC WHICH WE APPRECIATE.

WHICH WE APPRECIATE. MONICA, YOUR WORK SHEDS WHAT

MONICA, YOUR WORK SHEDS WHAT LIGHT DO YOU THINK ON THIS

LIGHT DO YOU THINK ON THIS DISCUSSION AND ON THE POINT THAT

DISCUSSION AND ON THE POINT THAT I RAISE IN THE LEAD AND THAT

I RAISE IN THE LEAD AND THAT BRIAN RAISED WHICH IS THE WAY

BRIAN RAISED WHICH IS THE WAY THESE WORDS DO HAVE

THESE WORDS DO HAVE CONSEQUENCES?

CONSEQUENCES? >> WELL, WE NEED ALL THE ENERGY

>> WELL, WE NEED ALL THE ENERGY THAT WE CAN GET RIGHT NOW TO

THAT WE CAN GET RIGHT NOW TO DEMAND SOCIAL CHANGE.

DEMAND SOCIAL CHANGE. SO I APPRECIATE THE ENERGY.

SO I APPRECIATE THE ENERGY. BUT THE HISTORY OF RACIAL

BUT THE HISTORY OF RACIAL VIOLENCE THAT I SHID ON THE

VIOLENCE THAT I SHID ON THE TEXAS/MEXICO BORDER HAS STRIKING

TEXAS/MEXICO BORDER HAS STRIKING PARALLELS TO WHAT WE SEE TODAY

PARALLELS TO WHAT WE SEE TODAY ESPECIALLY THE LOADED USE OF

ESPECIALLY THE LOADED USE OF RHETORIC THAT MIGHT SEEM BENIGN

RHETORIC THAT MIGHT SEEM BENIGN BUT THAT HAS DEEP ROOTS IN

BUT THAT HAS DEEP ROOTS IN HISTORY OF RACIAL VIOLENCE AND

HISTORY OF RACIAL VIOLENCE AND KEEP ROOTS OF U NEN NA SIS

KEEP ROOTS OF U NEN NA SIS THINKING THAT SHAPED IMMIGRATION

THINKING THAT SHAPED IMMIGRATION POLICIES.

POLICIES. >> EXPLAIN THAT BE.

>> EXPLAIN THAT BE. >> IN THE EARLY 20th CENTURY,

>> IN THE EARLY 20th CENTURY, BETWEEN 1910 AND 1920, HUNDREDS

BETWEEN 1910 AND 1920, HUNDREDS OF MEXICAN-AMERICANS AND MEXICAN

OF MEXICAN-AMERICANS AND MEXICAN NATIONALS WERE MURDERED BY TEXAS

NATIONALS WERE MURDERED BY TEXAS RANGERS BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

RANGERS BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND BY THE VIGILANTES.

AND BY THE VIGILANTES. THIS WAS A PERIOD OF VIOLENCE

THIS WAS A PERIOD OF VIOLENCE CALLED FOR AND INSPIRED BY THE

CALLED FOR AND INSPIRED BY THE RHETORIC OF POLITICIANS AND

RHETORIC OF POLITICIANS AND LOCAL RESIDENTS WHO PROFILED

LOCAL RESIDENTS WHO PROFILED MEXICANS AS BANDITS AS RAPISTS

MEXICANS AS BANDITS AS RAPISTS AND THIEVES AND AS A THREAT TO

AND THIEVES AND AS A THREAT TO AMERICANS.

AMERICANS. SO THERE WAS RHETORIC OF BANDITS

SO THERE WAS RHETORIC OF BANDITS CROSS THE MEXICAN BORDER INTO

CROSS THE MEXICAN BORDER INTO THE UNITED STATES TO TOIRDS

THE UNITED STATES TO TOIRDS AMERICANS AND THAT WAS LARGELY

AMERICANS AND THAT WAS LARGELY JUSTIFIED BID THE PRESS AND

JUSTIFIED BID THE PRESS AND POLITICIANS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT

POLITICIANS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT EMBOLDENED VIGILANTIES TO COMMIT

EMBOLDENED VIGILANTIES TO COMMIT CRIMES.

CRIMES. THIS SHAPED OUR CURRENT

THIS SHAPED OUR CURRENT INSTITUTIONS OF BORDER POLICING

INSTITUTIONS OF BORDER POLICING AND ALSO THANKFULLY SHAPED A

AND ALSO THANKFULLY SHAPED A LONG TRADITION OF

LONG TRADITION OF MEXICAN-AMERICANS AND MEXICAN

MEXICAN-AMERICANS AND MEXICAN NATIONALS FIGHTING AGAINST THIS

NATIONALS FIGHTING AGAINST THIS HATEFUL RHETORIC TO TRYING TO

HATEFUL RHETORIC TO TRYING TO CURVE THE TIED TO DEMAND THEIR

CURVE THE TIED TO DEMAND THEIR OWN CIVIL RIGHTS AND THEIR PLACE

OWN CIVIL RIGHTS AND THEIR PLACE OF BELONGING IN THE UNITED

OF BELONGING IN THE UNITED STATES WHICH THIS RHETORIC OF

STATES WHICH THIS RHETORIC OF INVASION IGNORES THE DEEP ROOTS

INVASION IGNORES THE DEEP ROOTS OF MEXICAN-AMERICANS MANY OF

OF MEXICAN-AMERICANS MANY OF WHICH WHO HAVE BEEN IN PLAYS

WHICH WHO HAVE BEEN IN PLAYS LIKE TEXAS SINCE BEFORE TEXAS

LIKE TEXAS SINCE BEFORE TEXAS WAS A PART OF THE UNITED STATES.

WAS A PART OF THE UNITED STATES. >> AND YOU MENTIONED HOW PEOPLE

>> AND YOU MENTIONED HOW PEOPLE ARE AFFECTED BY IT.

ARE AFFECTED BY IT. LISTEN TO SOME REPORTING WE HAVE

LISTEN TO SOME REPORTING WE HAVE OF HEARING DIRECTLY FROM SOME

OF HEARING DIRECTLY FROM SOME YOUNG PEOPLE IMPACTED IN EL

YOUNG PEOPLE IMPACTED IN EL PASO.

PASO. TAKE A LISTEN.

TAKE A LISTEN. >> TO SEE THAT OUR CITY HAS BEEN

>> TO SEE THAT OUR CITY HAS BEEN ATTACKED BY AN OUTSIDER WAS SO

ATTACKED BY AN OUTSIDER WAS SO HURTFUL AND FULL OF HATE.

HURTFUL AND FULL OF HATE. >> IM HAVING TO LIKE REALIZE

>> IM HAVING TO LIKE REALIZE THAT RACISM IS SO ALIVE AND

THAT RACISM IS SO ALIVE AND STRONG THAT PEOPLE ARE WILLING

STRONG THAT PEOPLE ARE WILLING TO KILL US FOR IT.

TO KILL US FOR IT. >> WERE SUPPOSED TO BE ONE OF

>> WERE SUPPOSED TO BE ONE OF THE BEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD.

THE BEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD. AND THIS IS STILL HAPPENING?

AND THIS IS STILL HAPPENING? >> TO MONICA AND BRIAN, DOES THE

>> TO MONICA AND BRIAN, DOES THE SCHOLARSHIP TELL US ANYTHING

SCHOLARSHIP TELL US ANYTHING ABOUT INOKAYCULATION, ABOUT HOW

ABOUT INOKAYCULATION, ABOUT HOW TO HELP PEOPLE, PARTICULARLY

TO HELP PEOPLE, PARTICULARLY YOUNG PEOPLE COMING UP IN THESE

YOUNG PEOPLE COMING UP IN THESE HAVENTS?

HAVENTS? UNFORTUNATELY, HISTORY TELLS US

UNFORTUNATELY, HISTORY TELLS US YOUNG PEOPLE ARE VIPS OF THIS

YOUNG PEOPLE ARE VIPS OF THIS VIOLENCE.

VIOLENCE. WHEN WE LOOK AT THE HISTORICAL

WHEN WE LOOK AT THE HISTORICAL RECORD, YOUNG BUYS, TEENAGERS

RECORD, YOUNG BUYS, TEENAGERS WERE IMPACTED WERE, SHOT AND

WERE IMPACTED WERE, SHOT AND KILLED.

KILLED. AND SO WHEN WE THINK ABOUT THE

AND SO WHEN WE THINK ABOUT THE IMPACT WE HAVE TO THINK ABOUT

IMPACT WE HAVE TO THINK ABOUT THE WAY ITS GOING TO SHAPE

THE WAY ITS GOING TO SHAPE GENERATIONS TO COME.

GENERATIONS TO COME. PEOPLE WHO EXPERIENCE THIS KIND

PEOPLE WHO EXPERIENCE THIS KIND OF VIOLENCE THOSE SENTIMENTS

OF VIOLENCE THOSE SENTIMENTS OFFEN INJUSTICE STAY WITH THEM

OFFEN INJUSTICE STAY WITH THEM FOR MULTIPLE GENERATIONS AND

FOR MULTIPLE GENERATIONS AND SHAPES THE WAY THEY THINK ABOUT

SHAPES THE WAY THEY THINK ABOUT THEIR PLACE EMPTY WORLD, THE

THEIR PLACE EMPTY WORLD, THE RELATIONSHIP TO THE GOVERNMENT

RELATIONSHIP TO THE GOVERNMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT.

AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. ITS ITS ITS DEEPLY UNSETTLING

ITS ITS ITS DEEPLY UNSETTLING BECAUSE PLACES LIKE E PASS SO

BECAUSE PLACES LIKE E PASS SO ARE SUCH VIBRANT COMMUNITIES

ARE SUCH VIBRANT COMMUNITIES THAT STAND IN THE FACE OF WHAT

THAT STAND IN THE FACE OF WHAT WHITE SUPREMACISTS OF A WORLD

WHITE SUPREMACISTS OF A WORLD BEING.

BEING. THIS IS A COMMUNITY OF PEOPLE

THIS IS A COMMUNITY OF PEOPLE HOFF HAVE A BY CULTURAL,

HOFF HAVE A BY CULTURAL, BILINGUAL HERITAGE AND PRIDE AND

BILINGUAL HERITAGE AND PRIDE AND TO HAVE THIS COMMUNITY BE

TO HAVE THIS COMMUNITY BE ATTACKED WITH SUCH HORRIFIC

ATTACKED WITH SUCH HORRIFIC VIOLENCE IS DEEPLY

VIOLENCE IS DEEPLY DISHEARTENING.

DISHEARTENING. BUT IT IS ALSO UNSETTLING

BUT IT IS ALSO UNSETTLING BECAUSE PEOPLE IN PLACES LIKE

BECAUSE PEOPLE IN PLACES LIKE McALLEN AND BROWNSVILLE HAVE

McALLEN AND BROWNSVILLE HAVE ALSO BEEN ON THE FRONT LINES

ALSO BEEN ON THE FRONT LINES PICKING UP THE PIECES OF BROENG

PICKING UP THE PIECES OF BROENG HUMAN MAN THE AS A RESULT OF THE

HUMAN MAN THE AS A RESULT OF THE STATE SANCTIONED VIOLENCE THAT

STATE SANCTIONED VIOLENCE THAT TAKES THE FORM AND MAN TESTS IN

TAKES THE FORM AND MAN TESTS IN VIOLENT BORDER POLICING AND

VIOLENT BORDER POLICING AND POLICIES LIKE FAMILY SEPARATION

POLICIES LIKE FAMILY SEPARATION AND ZERO TOLERANCE POLICIES.

AND ZERO TOLERANCE POLICIES. TO HAVE A COMMUNITY LIKE EL PASO

TO HAVE A COMMUNITY LIKE EL PASO THAT HAS CARRIED THE BURDEN OF

THAT HAS CARRIED THE BURDEN OF TRYING TO RESTORE HUMAN MAN THE

TRYING TO RESTORE HUMAN MAN THE AND CALL FOR A MORE HUMANE LIFE

AND CALL FOR A MORE HUMANE LIFE ON THE BOARD TO HAVISH COMMUNITY

ON THE BOARD TO HAVISH COMMUNITY TARGETED SHOULD ALERT ALL

TARGETED SHOULD ALERT ALL AMERICANS WE HAVE A

AMERICANS WE HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO DEMAND CHANGE,

RESPONSIBILITY TO DEMAND CHANGE, A MORE HUMANITARIAN IMMIGRATION

A MORE HUMANITARIAN IMMIGRATION POLICY AND TO DEMAND POLICIES

POLICY AND TO DEMAND POLICIES THAT BASIC BASIC FORMS OF GUN

THAT BASIC BASIC FORMS OF GUN REFORM TO PROTECT PEOPLE SO THAT

REFORM TO PROTECT PEOPLE SO THAT EVERYBODY HAS BASIC RIGHTS OF

EVERYBODY HAS BASIC RIGHTS OF SAFETY IN OUR HOME COMMUNITIES.

SAFETY IN OUR HOME COMMUNITIES. >> I GOT TO FIT IN A BREAK NOW.

>> I GOT TO FIT IN A BREAK NOW. I WANT TO THANK YOU BOTH FOR

I WANT TO THANK YOU BOTH FOR YOUR EXPERTISE.

YOUR EXPERTISE. MONICA AND BRIAN.

MONICA AND BRIAN. YOUR SON GETS INTO CORNELL, ITS

YOUR SON GETS INTO CORNELL, ITS SETTLED.

SETTLED. >> THANK YOU.

>> THANK YOU. >> THANKS TO BOTH OF YOU.

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