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Anmol Chaddha

Anmol Chaddha

Rants and Raves

by Anmol Chaddha on September 15 2006, 12:00PM

Reading between the headlines of your daily news.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Rants & Raves

by Anmol Chaddha on March 21 2006, 12:00PM

RANT: Chain Gang Construction At Wal-Mart. In Wisconsin, Wal-Mart is using a new strategy to keep wages down—prison labor. Inmates at the Fox Lake State Prison are building a Wal-Mart distribution center in Beaver Dam. Their average wage is about…

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Rants & Raves

by Anmol Chaddha on December 21 2005, 12:00PM

RANT: Gujaratis Behind Rural Meth Craze? Federal prosecutors have charged 49 convenience store workers in rural Georgia for allegedly selling materials used to supply makeshift meth labs. “Operation Meth Merchant” netted dozens of unrelated Patels who are being accused of…

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Rants & Raves

by Anmol Chaddha on September 20 2005, 12:00PM

RANT: Does Bush Even Know That Blacks Can Vote? During a meeting between the Congressional Black Caucus and President Bush, Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. asked if they could count on his support to extend the Voting Rights Act of 1965—a…

Topics: Criminal Justice, Schools & Youth

Rants & Raves

by Anmol Chaddha on July 21 2005, 12:00PM

RANT: You Thought the Rodney King Jury was Crazy?  A jury awarded $1.6 million to Jeremy Morse, the former cop from Inglewood, California, who was videotaped slamming Black teenager Donovan Jackson onto a car and punching him in July 2002….

Topics: Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality

Good for the ‘Hood?

by Anmol Chaddha on July 21 2005, 12:00PM

Wal-Mart is touting not just lower prices but racial equity in its push for expansion into poor, urban communities.

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Rants & Raves

by Anmol Chaddha on March 21 2005, 12:00PM

RANT: Spell Check for Racists. Tensions have been high since a Hmong American was charged with murdering six white deer hunters in northern Wisconsin. Stores in Wisconsin and Minnesota, both home to Hmong communities, have been selling bumper stickers that…

Topics: Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice

Rants & Raves

by Anmol Chaddha on December 21 2004, 12:00PM

RANT: What’s sovereignty?Well, uh, it’s sovereignty. At an August conference for journalists of color, a Native American reporter asked George Bush what tribal sovereignty means in the 21st century. His response to the bemused journalists: “Tribal sovereignty means that, it’s…

Topics: Arts & Culture

“I Am A Poet Too”

by Anmol Chaddha on September 15 2003, 12:00PM

In Sarah Jones’s latest play, first-generation immigrants at a poetry reading take on racism and xenophobia in the era of homeland security.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Criminal Justice

Cool Commodities

by Anmol Chaddha on March 15 2003, 12:00PM

How many Che T-shirts does it take to launch a revolution?

Topics: Arts & Culture, Schools & Youth