Last week, Donald Trump said Mexican-American U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, the presiding judge in a lawsuit against Trump University, is biased because of his heritage.
Trump’s comment referring to the Indiana-born judge as “Mexican” has renewed debate over race and culture.
Was it wrong to identify an American of Hispanic descent by his parents’ national origin?
Is our cultural heritage — in Texas, predominantly Hispanic, English, German, Scot-Irish, American Indian or African- or Asian-American — something to be put aside or celebrated?
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