Gyasi Ross: Natives don't have a monopoly on injustices
Posted: Friday, April 13, 2012
"Native people have the greatest interest of anybody in making sure that all poor people and all people of color receive justice when they are wronged. Many times in history American justice has given Native people the shaft, and so that might make a few of us impatient, angry and not wanting to share the spotlight when an “injustice” discussion comes up.
There are a couple of Native people who don’t want to share that spotlight.
Those Natives feel that they should have a monopoly on that injustice discussion; nobody knows American injustice like Native people. How dare the media talk about injustice toward other people until they address the injustice toward us?"
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