Thursday, February 16, 2006
Tensions run high
Lately has been rough. There have been alot of racial tensions between our African American and Latina ladies. This was a type of racism that I never would have expected. I always thought that the two groups would be able to co-exist with little conflict. Part of it stems from the fact that most of our Latina ladies are first generation immigrants (documented and otherwise) from Mexico. The state of Colorado is very hostile toward immigration, particularly from Mexico. One of our congressmen, Tancredo, is actually advocating building a wall from the pacific ocean to the atlantic ocean across the Mexican border. Where, exactly, is that money supposed to come from? How about we take it and meet some of the needs of our impoverished citizens in the US?