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by Nia King on April 29 2013, 3:10PM
Colorlines Drop the I-Word Campaign Manager, Andrea Plaid appeared on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show to discuss the challenges facing immigrant women.
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by Jay Smooth on April 25 2013, 9:00AM
The Drop The I-Word team and a coalition of activists deliver 70,000 signatures to the New York Times.
by Jorge Rivas on April 23 2013, 12:47PM
On Tuesday afternoon dozens of activists gathered in front of the New York Times building urging the newspaper to stop using the word “illegal” to describe undocumented immigrants.
by Jorge Rivas on April 11 2013, 10:40AM
The decision by the newspaper with the largest print circulation in the U.S. comes a week after the Associated Press dropped the i-word from their Stylebook.
by Jorge Rivas on April 9 2013, 1:25PM
The story is categorized in the “illegal immigrants” section but the story itself never uses the i-word.
by Nia King on April 5 2013, 7:38PM
Rinku Sen appeared on Democracy Now! to discuss the significance of getting the Associated Press to stop using the term “illegal” in reference to people.
by Jorge Rivas on April 5 2013, 10:37AM
The L.A. Times is in a unique place because Los Angeles is home to the largest population of undocumented immigrants in the United States. But also because they received a $1-million grant to cover immigration and other interests for people of color.
by Rebekah Spicuglia on April 3 2013, 2:48PM
Catch up already, paper of record, you’re looking out of touch.
by Rinku Sen on April 3 2013, 8:29AM
Because the deliberately divisive and willfully inaccurate term has stood in the way of real discussion for too long.
by Jorge Rivas on April 2 2013, 3:24PM
The Associated Press announced on Tuesday they will no longer recommend journalists use the term illegal immigrant when referring to immigrants in the United States without legal permission.
by Jorge Rivas on March 19 2013, 11:53AM
And he used Martha Stewart as an example.
by Seth Freed Wessler on February 5 2013, 12:30PM
Conyers is the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee.
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by Jorge Rivas on January 29 2013, 5:46PM
Take a look at the word cloud below that illustrates which words were used most often during the speech.
by Jorge Rivas on January 29 2013, 10:28AM
The leaked memo also urged members of the GOP to stop using the words ‘illegals,’ ‘aliens’ and the term ‘anchor baby.’
by Jorge Rivas on November 1 2012, 11:13AM
Wednesday’s big story from the San Francisco Giants’ victory parade was relief pitcher Sergio Romo’s and the message in front of his T-shirt: “I just look illegal.”
by Rinku Sen on October 24 2012, 9:00AM
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who’s become one of the nation’s most high profile immigration reform advocates talks to Rinku Sen about his journey.
by Mónica Novoa on October 23 2012, 11:14AM
The AP’s policy updates are hopeful, because they articulate all of the evidence necessary to stop calling people “illegal.” Now the organization just needs to take its own advice.
by Mónica Novoa on October 8 2012, 3:01PM
On this weekend’s ‘Up With Chris Hayes”, panelists talked about the merits — and pitfalls — of using the phrase “undocumented immigrant.”
Topics: /NOW Blog