Oakland Raider Marshawn Lynch again protested during the U.S. national anthem Sunday at a game against the New England Patriots in Mexico by sitting during The Star-Spangled Banner, but standing during the Mexican national anthem. (FOX NEWS)
Larry Elder effectively asks if Marshawn knows history at all. Mexico, in many ways, has been worse in it’s treatment (to this day) of those brought into it’s nations borders through the illegal slave trade. The article by “The Sage of South Central” from a few years back is entitled, “HOW DOES MEXICO TREAT ITS ILLEGALS?“
…Mexico should look in the mirror. According to the Houston Chronicle’s Rachel Graves, around the turn of the 17th century, Mexico imported more African slaves than anywhere else in the New World. As a result, tens of thousands of blacks (no one knows for sure — the Mexican census does not recognize them) live in Mexico, mostly in destitute villages in its poorest states. An estimated 30,000 to 40,000 blacks live in Costa Chica.
How do they fare? According to the Houston Chronicle, many are illiterate, struggling to get a decent education for their children from government schools. One Costa Chica missionary says, “The kids here are considered by their teachers to be largely unteachable.” When stopped by the police, Mexican blacks are often instructed to sing the Mexican national anthem to prove their citizenship!…