40 years ago we stopped the practice of separating American Indian families. Let’s not reverse course.

Each time new details emerge about the U.S. government’s family separation policy at the border, I find myself compelled to remind people that the horrific removal of children from their homes by U.S. government officials is not, in fact, a new phenomenon. Until the Civil War, the states and federal government enforced laws which allowed … Continue reading 40 years ago we stopped the practice of separating American Indian families. Let’s not reverse course.