Where Is Your Outrage?

Equality. As one of America’s founding principles, it seems pretty simple, doesn’t it? In definition, it is simple. It is the state or quality of being alike in value. It should also be simple in practice. But often we humans don’t agree on what alike or what value is. For example, there is a national news uproar going on right now about the disappearance and murder of a white woman. And there should be. But she isn’t the only missing and murdered. Where is your outrage for the missing and murdered Native Americans? Do you even know about those women and children? Treat all men alike. Give them the same law. Give them an even chance to live and grow. Chief Joseph (March 3, 1840 – September 21, 1904) Facts About Native Americans The United States Census defines Native Americans as people indigenous to the contiguous United States and Alaska. The U.S recognizes 574 tribes living within the US. Only about half are associated with Indian reservations. They represent 1.6-2% of the total population of the United States.  78% of America’s Native population lives off the reservation. 60% of those live in urban areas. n At least 710 Indigenous people, mostly […]