14 States

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:

The “illegal” residents of the United States, millions of whom will move closer to legality thanks to

President Barack Obama’s humane edict, are now the subject of 14 states’ racism.

Racism in two forms.
First, those states are unwilling to see the “illegals” as human beings who have been living,

working and contributing in the United States for years.

They are cruel, via their attempt in federal court, to thwart the President’s long-overdue

compassionate action.

The states, Texas included, are racist in their actions aimed at Mexicans in the United States.

No other word for it exists.

Racist.

Second, too many in those states are still livid with an Afro-American president.

Thanks United States Representative Filemon Vela and Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez for

declaring themselves in opposition to the narrow and racist 14 states.
A friend said, “The states are the problem, not the people who will finally emerge from the

shadows.”

Well said, friend.

I hope the effort to remove the proclamation fails, thus moving the United States closer to a nation for all.

Join the United States you 14 racists, and grow up!
Eugene “Gene” Novogrodsky

Author: Gene Novogrodsky

Eugene “Gene” Novogrodsky, a Brownsville resident for nearly three decades, writes North American border slices, from eastern Canada to central Mexico, and in between. He is one of the founders of the Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center Writers Forum in San Benito. He sometimes participates with the informal Resaca Writers Group in Brownsville. He prefers, however, to read to two or three attentive listeners – when asked!

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