“The Indians must stand aside or be overwhelmed by the ever advancing and ever increasing tide of emigration. …The same arbiter that decreed the downfall of Rome has pronounced the doom of extinction upon the red men of America.”
Cheyenne Daily Leader, March 1870
Image: “The Proper Way to Dispose of Sitting Bull and His Braves,” New York Graphic, Aug. 15, 1876.
“The [1856 National Woman’s Rights Convention] is the greatest absurdity in the world. Its conventions are the gatherings of an insane asylum – the patients not yet…brought down by that physician, public opinion, to a low diet of common sense and a medical regimen of ordinary insanity.”
New York Daily Herald, November 1856
Image: “Ohio Women’s Rights Convention.” New York Pictorial Picayune, January 1, 1852.
“A viper is nonetheless a viper wherever the egg is hatched – so a Japanese American, born of Japanese parents, grows up to be a Japanese, not an American.”
Los Angeles Times, December 1941
Image (impounded by the U.S. government): Toshi Mizoguchi waiting to register for evacuation. Photo by Dorothea Lange.
“’Look at those ni**ers run,’ he beamed as five dogs bounded out of police cars and set the crowd backpedaling.
Some of the negroes darted up close, woofing bag at the dogs. One stripped off his red shirt and waved it like a matador’s cape.”
Newsweek, May 1963
Image: Bill Hudson, Associated Press.
“In the age of globalization and mass immigration, such intolerance has crossed borders and become the defining characteristic of Islam.”
Newsweek, September 2012
Image: “Muslim Rage,” Newsweek, September 2012.