Iowa, December 9: 14-Year-Old Natasha Miranda Intentionally Hit By Car—Because She Was "a Mexican"



A 14-year-old girl was walking on the sidewalk to her junior high school for a basketball game in West Des Moines, Iowa, on December 9 when she saw an SUV leave the road, heading right toward her. The young girl, Natasha Miranda, was struck down and run over, then the car drove away. It’s believed Natasha was unconscious for 15 minutes in the snow before she was able to get up and stumble the last few blocks to the school. Natasha was treated for a concussion and numerous other injuries.

According to the police, the driver of the vehicle, a 42-year-old white woman, told them that she drove her car onto the sidewalk and struck the young girl intentionally,because she was “a Mexican.” The driver is being charged with attempted murder. She has not yet been charged with a hate crime. Fortunately, Natasha was able to return to school a week after the incident.

This is what Make America Great Again looks like. The Trump/Pence regime’s demonization and criminalization of Latinos and other people who are not white has created an atmosphere where racist, white supremacist sentiments are encouraged and emboldened, and increasingly acted out, in life threatening incidents like this one, or in the mass killing spree we saw in El Paso.

Natasha Miranda




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