Actress Rosario Dawson, the girlfriend of Democrat presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), claims in an op-ed that illegal immigration raids by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, along with hate crimes, “operate as part of a larger white nationalist narrative.”
“The story that the current administration repeats ad nauseam is about a ‘violent invasion’ of immigrant hordes — the exact same words used by the gunman who targeted our Latino community and shot down 22 innocent people in El Paso last month,” Dawson wrote. “The stories we tell—on cable TV, in movies and music, at our own dinner tables—have real-life consequences for people that we all know and love.”
“ICE raids and hate crimes don’t happen in a vacuum,” Rosario Dawson added. “They operate as part of a larger white nationalist narrative, a continuation of manifest destiny-thinking remixed for the age of Twitter.
The Zombieland: Double Tap star believes that type of thinking is a “colonial disease.”