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Albuquerque Newspaper Apologizes For Racist Cartoon About DREAMers

The editor of paper said she assumed the drawing would spark debate. Instead, the depiction of young immigrants as thugs, terrorists and gang members drew protests.

The Albuquerque Journal issued an apology Thursday for running a nationally syndicated cartoon that has been assailed as a racist attack on Latino immigrants by critics.

"In hindsight, instead of generating debate, this cartoon only inflamed emotions. This was not the intent, and for that, the Journal apologizes," Editor

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