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Black-Lives Matter, All-Lives Matter: Hyphen Nation


  • Category: Culture
  • Posted: September 04, 2015


After the war ended and the federal legislation severely curtailed immigration, the hyphen fell from its place in popular and political lingo. During World War II, the term did not make a resurgence; in fact, the few who did mention the term declared that it was no longer applicable. When Louis Adamic, a famous immigrant writer and World War I veteran, praised ?foreign groups? for helping the war effort, he exclaimed: ?No Hyphens This Time!? Nor did the label gain any traction during the...

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