Last updated 4/26/2021 at 3:13pm
Why is it that we so often think that by pointing out the sins of others we can somehow mitigate our own? In a recent letter, Mr. Snell turns from stating that slaves should be honored for all they endured and explaining why he honors his Confederate ancestors to pointing out that Native Americans “practiced torture, murder of women and children, and yes, slavery.” Perhaps so.
One could go on to point out that whites conducted genocide against Native Americans and that white soldiers slaughtered old men, women and children at Wounded Knee.
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