Past Injustices Haunt the Present | Letters | Salt Lake City | Salt Lake City Weekly

Past Injustices Haunt the Present 

Pin It
Favorite

It doesn’t seem so long ago that colorblind zealots filled many Topaz communities with their nemeses. Equally not so long ago, other political zealots filled their camps with their nemeses. They used stars and stripes and barbed wires to identify them so they would be easier to find. Uniformed officers and men were used in this endeavor.

Have we progressed in our compassion, in our intelligence, and in our civilization in a short 70-plus years just to repeat some of the most sorrowful, ugly and painful periods of American history? Yet, it appears that it is our destiny, given recent ravings in our community.

Alfred Martinez
West Valley

Pin It
Favorite

Speaking of...

More by City Weekly Readers

Latest in Letters

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • Wild Things

    With habitats shrinking, local wildlife call urban areas home.
    • Aug 9, 2017
  • Soap Box: July 27-Aug. 2

    City Weekly readers' comment on public-lands debacle, Rio Grande homeless and more.
    • Aug 9, 2017

© 2018 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation