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Washington Post Covers Women’s International Struggle for Equality

by Jonathan Adams on December 29 2008, 10:00AM

Tip to WAOD Check out the multimedia series, A Woman’s World….

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ABC: Take “Homeland Security USA” reality show OFF the air!!

by Jonathan Adams on December 29 2008, 9:49AM

ABC is set to launch a new reality series in January ‘09 with the aim of making Americans “feel good” about the Department of Homeland Security. Rather than revealing the myriad human rights abuses committed by DHS in their day-to-day…

Topics: Immigration, Media

Katrina’s Hidden Race War

by Jonathan Adams on December 29 2008, 9:45AM

Topics: Video & Multimedia

Over 300 Killed in Gaza; GOP Leader Makes “Barack the Magic Negro” CD

by Jonathan Adams on December 29 2008, 9:17AM

City of Immigrants Fills Jail Cells With Its Own “In this mostly Latino city, hardly anyone had realized that in addition to detaining the accused drug dealers and mobsters everyone heard about, the jail held hundreds of people charged with…

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Rev. Joseph Lowery on Anti-Gay Rev. Rick Warren

by Jonathan Adams on December 24 2008, 6:02PM

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Huffington Post Needs to Quit Calling Sasha Sassy

by Jonathan Adams on December 23 2008, 4:41AM

H/T Michelle Obama Watch I saw this headline, ” Sasha Obama’s Sassiest Moments,” on Huffington Post, and I ran straight to Michelle Obama Watch to make sure Gina had seen it. She had seen it, and apparently many other…

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RaceWire is on Holiday

by Jonathan Adams on December 22 2008, 5:00PM

We are taking the next two weeks to enjoy our friends and families for the holidays. Posting will slow, but please check back for sporadic updates. Until 2009……

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Chris Rabb on Meet the Bloggers

by Jonathan Adams on December 19 2008, 4:36PM

Watch Chris Rabb and Van Jones speak on the Green New Deal….

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Multimillionaire Calls for a “New” ICE

by Jonathan Adams on December 18 2008, 10:36AM

Originally published on ImmigrationProf We previously reported about Robert Hildreth, a self-made multimillionaire who built his fortune trading in Latin American bonds, posted bail out of his own pocket after seeing what he considered to be “un-American” images on TV…

Topics: Immigration

Obama Selects Rick Warren and Joseph Lowery

by Jonathan Adams on December 17 2008, 2:56PM

Obama Picks Rick Warren, Joseph Lowery for Inaugural Prayers Obama’s progressive supporters are furious that he chose Rick Warren, an anti-gay minister, to give the invocation. Many, however, are overlooking Joseph Lowery, a civil rights movement leader and gay marriage…

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Dreaming of a Latino Holiday?

by Jonathan Adams on December 16 2008, 2:57PM

H/T Guanabee There have been a few Hollywood holiday movies that portray Black families celebrating Christmas, but I don’t think there has ever been a major Latino Christmas movie. Even though many are still calling it a Debra Messing film,…

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Obama Says TTYN (Tweet To You Never)?

by Jonathan Adams on December 16 2008, 10:17AM

H/T Looseneck.com Twitter is one more thing for you to sign up for to stalk your friends and wannabe friends. Barack Obama was one of many people that you could follow during the campaign season. He would send you…

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Vigil in Brooklyn for Jose Sucuzhañay

by Jonathan Adams on December 16 2008, 3:53AM

H/T Towleroad Over the weekend, a vigil was held in Brooklyn in the name of Jose Sucuzhañay, who was killed by four men because they thought he and his brother were gay. The hate crime against Sucuzhañay was the…

Topics: Immigration

Show the World What Racial Justice Looks Like

by Jonathan Adams on December 11 2008, 12:09PM

CALL FOR POSTERS Submissions are due by midnight, Monday, January 5, 2009 One submission will be selected for reproduction as a poster that will be provided at no cost to community organizations, foundations, and other allies. The artwork may…

Topics: Media

NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation Unveils New Initiative: free.will.power

by Jonathan Adams on December 11 2008, 10:48AM

NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation announced today that it is launching free.will.power, an innovative video-based online initiative designed to reach younger activists and recruit a new generation of young women and men into the pro-choice movement. “In the 2008 presidential…

Topics: Health

Universal Declaration of Human Rights Turns 60

by Jonathan Adams on December 10 2008, 4:13PM

To learn more about the UDHR and sign the ACLU’s petition calling on the new administration to recommit to the UDHR, go to www.udhr60.org…

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Gawker: Black People Are PR Firms’ Favorite Thing for the Holidays

by Jonathan Adams on December 10 2008, 10:08AM

From Gawker Now that Obama has been elected, a tipster inside a PR firm tells us, clients are demanding “an increased number of African Americans added to the guest list” at their holiday parties. In the spirit of hope!…

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Julian Bond Will Seek Reelection to NAACP

by Jonathan Adams on December 9 2008, 5:05PM

Originally posted on The Daily Voice After announcing last month that he would not seek a new term as chairman of the board of the NAACP, Julian Bond announced Tuesday that he had changed his mind and would seek…

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US creating criminals, not citizens.

by Jonathan Adams on December 9 2008, 11:41AM

Originally published at Alternet The number of prisoners in prisons for drugs equals the total number of prisoners in 1980! The good news: in the past 20 years spending for higher education has increased 21%. The bad news: in…

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Obama Argues for Worker’s Rights; Guantanamo Detainees to Confess 9/11 Attacks

by Jonathan Adams on December 8 2008, 7:54PM

Obama: Laid-Off Workers Occupying Factory in Chicago Are ‘Absolutely Right’ “About 250 union workers occupied the Republic Windows and Doors plant in shifts Saturday, saying they won’t go home without assurances they’ll get severance and vacation pay, while union leaders…

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