Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA)

Governor Jindal Blames Racism on Minorities

The Louisiana governor puts the brunt of the blame of America's racism on minorities and their "separateness"

by Team Ebony, August 26, 2013

Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA)

Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA)

One day after thousands rallied at the March on Washington 50th anniversary demonstration, Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) pitched the Republican civil rights vision…by criticizing minorities for not assimilating into American culture.

In a Politico op-ed Sunday, Jindal lamented that minorities place “undue emphasis” on heritage, and urged Americans to resist “the politically correct trend of changing the melting pot into a salad bowl” comprised of proudly ethnic identities.

Jindal insisted that, “while racism still rears its ugly head from time to time” since Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “I have a dream” speech, the major race problem facing modern America is that minorities are too focused on their “separateness”:

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