Tracing the history of racism in America - Hindus and Muslims

Tracing the history of racism in America

On February 19, 1923, the U.S. Supreme Court decided unanimously to bar South Asians from becoming American citizens. The March 10 issue of The Literary Digest celebrated this decision. “Hindus too Brunette to Vote Here,” it declared, with a photograph of a South Asian man accompanied simply with the caption: “The Problem.” The U.S. Supreme […]

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