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  1. Zugzwang
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    23 Jan '19 22:44
    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jan/23/controversy-students-mock-native-american-strikes-national-chord

    "Controversy over students mocking Native American strikes national chord
    Debate around the incident reverberated culturally and politically amplified by
    an aggressive entry into the argument by Trump"

    "Bernice King, daughter of the civil rights icon, was among the Twitter users to post the viral video.
    “We are not a post-racial or post-racism nation,” she wrote. “Courageous people,
    like this Native elder, face overt racism and racist ideologies and systems each and every day.
    This is ugly, America. Truth, education and corrective action matter.”
    “America has cowered in the drudgery of racism and bigotry for 400+ years,” she continued.
    “Colonialism and white supremacy have violently shaped systems, including education,
    across the globe. What we teach NOW matters."
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