Why The Legacy of Colonialism and White Greed is The Shithole Black and Brown People Can’t Get Out Of

Ezinne Ukoha
4 min readJan 12, 2018

What President Trump said about people from Africa, Haiti and El Salvador doesn’t upset me. It’s not that I don’t find his words offensive — it’s really the weightiness of being mature enough to examine the stuff in the “shithole” that Black and Brown people can’t get out of.