Sunday, December 30, 2012 Headlines Insinuate Indian Children More Precious Than Whites

A prominent headline posted at on 12/30/12 read "Choctaw Family Devastated In Miss. Suv Wreck."

Sympathies go out to any family that loses five children in a single automobile accident.

However, had these individuals been run of the mill White people, would the news of their deaths have been as prominently placed?

Are we suppose to weep more for them just because they are American Indians?

And if they had been boring, regular White people, would the headline have read "Caucasian Family Devastated In SUV Wreck"?

And if their Prius had been flattened would that have been pointed out or is that sort of vehicle of such shoddy construction that that would have been expected anyway?

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