An Inclusive Litany

11/12/01

Reporting that California Latinos have shown more hostility towards Arabs and Muslims than other groups, here is Yvette Cabrera in the Orange County Register, November 12, 2001:
Psychotherapist Mayra Prado believes the root of the problem is precisely our historical experiences.... If anybody has been at the receiving end of hatred, it has been Latinos, Prado says.

"People who tend to be on the receiving end of ostracism, it's almost like when the next group is identified, it's a relief," Prado says. "It's, 'Now I'm part of the American mainstream; now I'm part of the group that's hating that other group.' Of course this creates more hatred and more chaos in the world. It doesn't help."

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