Sadly, Child Separation Is NOT a New Policy

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Native American children were forcibly removed from their parents and put in Indian Boarding Schools. Once there, they were given Anglo-Saxon clothes, haircuts, and names. They were told that their culture was inferior to whites’. This picture downloaded from history.com.
An Indian boarding school. Notice the short hair of the children and the covered feet of the students sitting in front. Picture downloaded from gallery of government boarding schools at www.history.com

LaToya Jefferson-James has a Ph.D. in literature. She specializes in literature of the African Diaspora & cultural criticism. And her class never ends! Welcome.

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