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Arab-American Group Files Suit Against Homeland Security’s Alleged Profiling

by Jessica Valoris on October 18 2006, 1:43PM

The RaceWire Beat - 10.18.06 Arab-American Group Files Suit Against Homeland Security’s Alleged Profiling An Arab-American civil-rights group filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the federal government in a bid to obtain information about the nationalities of more than 230 people…

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Latinos On the Big Screen, But Not Behind the Scenes

by Jessica Valoris on October 17 2006, 9:40AM

The RaceWire Beat - 10.17.06 Latinos On the Big Screen, But Not Behind the Scenes As Hollywood goes after the Latino American market, the effort is hurt by a lack of executives and creative professionals from the ethnic group. Race…

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Guantanamo Guards ‘Boast About Abuse’

by Jessica Valoris on October 16 2006, 11:56AM

The RaceWire Beat - 10.16.06 Guantanamo Guards ‘Boast About Abuse’ Troops at Guantanamo Bay routinely hit detainees, and then bragged about it afterwards, according to a US military lawyer. Study Finds That Young Blacks Are The Most Politically Engaged According…

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Unjust Enforcement Escapes Scrutiny

by Jessica Valoris on October 13 2006, 9:08AM

The RaceWire Beat - 10.13.06 Unjust Enforcement Escapes Scrutiny Statements made during the immigrant rghts rallies against the criminalization of immigrants and the excessive use of enforcement to destroy families and communities, have been glossed over in political debate. Ruling…

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U.S. Says Blacks in Mississippi Suppress White Vote

by Jessica Valoris on October 11 2006, 1:57PM

The RaceWire Beat - 10.11.06 U.S. Says Blacks in Mississippi Suppress White Vote The first federal lawsuit under the Voting Rights Act accusing blacks of suppressing the rights of whites. NYPD Profiles Black Subway Riders Five Brooklyn Transit police officers…

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Terror War’s New Enemy

by Jessica Valoris on October 10 2006, 10:16AM

The RaceWire Beat - 10.10.06 Terror War’s New Enemy National Guard troops, citizen militias and traffic stops by local law enforcement bring fear and anger to small towns along the border. The Fleecing of Black Borrowers Black borrowers paid —…

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Housing Watchdogs Call Post-Katrina Ordinance Racist

by Jessica Valoris on October 6 2006, 9:59AM

The RaceWire Beat - 10.06.06 Housing Watchdogs Call Post-Katrina Ordinance ‘Racist’ St. Bernard Parish passes ordinance that restricts renting homes outside of the family. Students Tells Minutemen To ‘Go Home’ Gilchrist, founder of the Minutemen Project, is protested off the…

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The RaceWire Beat - 10.05.06

by Jessica Valoris on October 5 2006, 8:24AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Adults on Welfare With H.I.V. or AIDS Hit With Rent Increase Over two-thousand people living in NYC…

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The RaceWire Beat - 10.04.06

by Jessica Valoris on October 4 2006, 2:44PM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. ‘Living While Black’ Hazardous, Experts Say In a new study, two researchers from Penn State Harrisburg looked…

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The RaceWire Beat - 10.03.06

by Jessica Valoris on October 3 2006, 9:44AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. H.I.V. Testing Increases in City Jails and Hospitals H.I.V. testing at New York City-owned clinics, hospitals and…

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The RaceWire Beat - 10.02.06

by Jessica Valoris on October 2 2006, 12:02PM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Blocking Off the Border Congress orders construction of 700 miles of fence along the U.S.-Mexico border. Blacks…

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The RaceWire Beat - 09.29.06

by Jessica Valoris on September 29 2006, 9:31AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Many Rights in U.S. Legal System Absent in New Bill Congress approves the military trials bill, giving…

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The RaceWire Beat - 09.28.06

by Jessica Valoris on September 28 2006, 7:58AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. House Approves Bill on Detainees The House sets clearer limits on CIA interrogation techniques but denies access…

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The RaceWire Beat - 09.27.06

by Jessica Valoris on September 27 2006, 12:50PM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Courtroom Interpreters in Short Supply U.S. courts struggle to break down the language barrier between an English-speaking…

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The RaceWire Beat - 09.26.06

by Jessica Valoris on September 26 2006, 8:14AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Guantanamo’s Ramadan Tensions and religious teaching mix at prison, as a court challenge calls for Muslim chaplains….

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The RaceWire Beat - 09.25.06

by Jessica Valoris on September 25 2006, 11:40AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Taking Latinos from the Streets to the Polls U.S.-born Latinos who took to the streets are hoping…

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The RaceWire Beat - 09.22.06

by Jessica Valoris on September 22 2006, 9:36AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Black Republicans Promote the Party Black Republicans start ad campaign based on historical distortions. Senate Tells HIV-Positive…

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The RaceWire Beat - 09.21.06

by Jessica Valoris on September 21 2006, 8:24AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Apathy Towards Racial Health Gap Blacks die sooner, and are diagnosed later than whites. Official wonders what…

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The RaceWire Beat - 09.20.06

by Jessica Valoris on September 20 2006, 2:18PM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Chavez Blasts Bush At U.N., Chavez calls Bush “the devil” and accuses him of exploitation of the…

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The RaceWire Beat - 09.19.06

by Jessica Valoris on September 19 2006, 8:45AM

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Houston Gun Dealers Arm Against “Katricians” Hurricane evacuees protest as hostility spills out over rising crime rates…

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