Arizona’s Ethnic Studies Ban: An Attempt to Whitewash History | TIME Ideas | TIME.com

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Demonstrators against the state’s Senate Bill 1070 immigration law march in Phoenix, Arizona April 25, 2012.


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There is a community of Arizonans who live in constant anxiety. They worry that their neighbors want to persecute them. They feel surrounded by hostile strangers. They believe that public opinion and public institutions have been mobilized to undermine their place in society.

These anxious, beleaguered Arizonans aren’t undocumented Mexican immigrants. They are the white politicians who enacted the anti-immigrant “attrition” law now under review by the Supreme Court.

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