Touré appeared on NBC News before the AP's announcement, making the case to stop calling people illegal: "We don't say to treat Martha [Stewart] as an illegal business woman."

On the heels of the Associated Press' decision to drop the i-word, the L.A. Times is contemplating doing the same. The New York Times says they're having similar discussions. (Hey New York Times, get with the times!)

The Associated Press makes another smart move, changing its use of the racially charged word 'Islamist.'

Finally, here's our own Rinku Sen on Democracy Now!, discussing the significance of the Drop The I-Word campaign's victory at the AP; and here's her Movement Notes column at Colorlines.com asking you to let the AP know you appreciate them.