Episode 77 – Now they want to rewrite the poem at the feet of the Statue of Liberty

Shaun King SAVE THIS

Transcript, Web links and Credits below.



If you ever have the thought that the Trump administration can’t go any lower — that they can’t get any worse or any more racist — you’re wrong. It can go a lot lower. Now just 11 days after a white man shot up a Wal-Mart in El Paso, Texas and slaughtered 22 men, women, and children in one of the deadliest hate crimes in this nation’s history, the Trump administration has continued to target immigrants of color every chance they get. But this week just went somewhere that surprised even me when Trump’s head of US Citizenship & Immigration Services first suggested rewriting the beautiful poem at the feet of the Statue of Liberty, then yesterday brazenly stated that it was only meant for Europeans in the first place.

Yeah, I’m serious. I’ll the play clips.

Let’s dig in.

This is Shaun King and you are listening…

Subscribe to The North Star

Subscribe for $10 a month to gain access to this and many more articles from The North Star.

Do you already have an account?

Join The Conversation

Join the Conversation