“Our report found that the campaign is producing an alarming level of fear and anxiety among children of color and inflaming racial and ethnic tensions in the classroom. Many students worry about being deported.”

That’s the thesis statement for The Trump Effect, a study conducted by the Southern Poverty Law Center. It gets worse.

“In Oregon, a K-3 teacher says her black students are ‘concerned for their safety because of what they see on TV at Trump rallies.’ In North Carolina, a high school teacher says she has ‘Latino students who carry their birth certificates and Social Security cards to school because they are afraid they will be deported.'”

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2 thoughts on ““Our report found that the campaign is producing an alarming level of fear and anxiety among children of color and…

  1. It really is mostly about racism, I feel. The pool of voters who vote in Republican nominating contests are so small that this outright call to racism can work. Which says disgusting things about my country nonetheless.