I’ve been meaning to post this picture for some time. Participating in a great Tweetchat last night #Latism reminded me to do it.
Here’s a picture of a historical placard located in the Alamo in San Antonio. (I’m there often because my mom has a home in the Hill Country of TX.)
Zooming in on the text:
I have no huge point to make here other than note, as I’ve done before, that irony is the most powerful force in the universe. (Also I was reminded by the folks in #Latism last night that, as this text implies, the Mexican Government also had a problem with the settlers owning slaves.) And perhaps this can serve as a small antidote to the self-righteous and smug tone of many (not all) in the immigration debate.