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Restore Fairness: Bring Back Due Process to the Immigration System

by Jorge Rivas on October 29 2009, 7:15AM

The Restore Fairness campaign believes that all individuals should be entitled to basic human rights. Since the aftermath of 9-11, immigrants have borne the brunt of harsh policies with the U.S. government allowing raids and arrests without warrants, denying…

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Join Us and Green For All to Tell Congress: Green Jobs for Everyone!

by Channing Kennedy on October 1 2009, 1:22PM

On September 30th, Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and John Kerry (D-MA) introduced The Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. The draft legislation includes access and opportunity in the clean energy-economy, and strong climate standards. Join our partners at Green…

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Shop, Don’t Buy: Show Whole Foods What 60 Lives a Day Looks Like

by Guest Columnist on September 1 2009, 5:49PM

by angel Kyodo williams crossposted from Whole Foods: I Don’t Buy It. Get more information on the action here. Two weeks ago, like now tens of thousands of others on Facebook, I ran across a post on Why You…

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A Just Cause vs. an Unjust Eviction: Q&A with Karen Mims [VIDEO]

by Channing Kennedy on August 17 2009, 6:07AM

Last year, a speculator showed up to inspect Karen Mims’ home. That’s how Karen found out that her home of 12 years was getting foreclosed on. Fast-forward through a year of legal struggles and unanswered phone calls. At 6:00…

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Making Time for Adult English Language Programs in California

by Jorge Rivas on August 7 2009, 11:08AM

RaceWire’s good friend Will Coley over at Aquifer Media recently produced a video that follows students in an adult English as a Second Language program in Los Angeles. The video includes interviews from both students and teacher in room…

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Inside the White House: Letters to the President

by Jorge Rivas on August 3 2009, 9:06AM

Have you ever sent any correspondace to the White House and wondered if anyone will read it? Chances are, yes, but is anyone taking them in to consideration? Next time you’re organizing a letter writing campaign targeting the president,…

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Gov. Schwarzenegger Cut 100% of Domestic Violence Funding and What Californians Can Do About It

by Jorge Rivas on July 31 2009, 8:37AM

Earlier this week, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, signed a budget plan sent to him by legislators to close the state’s deficit, but only after he used his line-item veto power to slash an additional $500 million in cuts. According…

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Your Community Calendar for the Week of April 22-29

by Julianne Hing on April 22 2009, 3:27PM

We’re kicking off a new weekly feature at RaceWire today with a roundup of the progressive and racial justice-related events happening around the country the next seven days. Actions, community forums, cultural events, conferences, you’ll find all of it here….

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Help Make Sure the Economic Stimulus Package Benefits Everyone

by Terry Keleher on February 3 2009, 11:15AM

As the U.S. Senate deliberates on the federal stimulus package, there’s still time to help make sure that the benefits reach everyone. Low-income communities of color have been hardest hit by the sub-prime predatory lending crisis, high unemployment, under-funded…

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Blacks Condemn Israeli Attacks in Gaza

by Terry Keleher on January 13 2009, 7:26AM

Thousands of demonstrators marched to the South African Parliament to protest against Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip. Photo: Jonathan Carter Cross-racial solidarity efforts are afoot, both locally and internationally, to condemn Israel’s continuing military attacks on the people…

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Angry About the Bush Administration’s Bailout Plan?

by Jonathan Adams on September 25 2008, 8:53AM

People in cities across the country are gathering to say NO to the Bush Bailout. With a plan that would give $700 billion to Wall St., we want to know what will happen for folks on Main St. (and…

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Stop the Execution of Troy Davis

by Jonathan Adams on September 9 2008, 9:54AM

Troy Davis is scheduled to be executed by the state of Georgia on September 23, even though his serious claims of innocence have never been heard in court. Troy Davis was convicted of murder solely on the basis of…

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Call to Action to Support Filipino War Veterans Legislation

by Jonathan Adams on July 23 2008, 8:53AM

H/T ImmigrationProf The House of Representatives will be adjourning for its August recess in a few weeks. If the Veterans Benefits Enhancement Act S. 1315 (which contains provisions to restore US veterans status to Filipino WWII veterans) is not…

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Not On Our Watch

by Jonathan Adams on June 16 2008, 9:30AM

H/T Electronic Village Please join Dream for Darfur and Save Darfur Coalition for a nationwide protest against the silence of Olympic corporate sponsors on the Darfur crisis. To mark United Nations World Refugee Day on June 20, students, activists,…

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Immigrants Plan for Nationwide Rallies

by Jonathan Adams on April 30 2008, 9:08AM

It’s almost May Day. Known as International Worker’s Day, May 1 is cememorated in different ways all over the world. Advocates for immigrant rights have been marching on this day for years, and this year will be no different….

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Justice for Victims of Police Violence

by Jonathan Adams on April 24 2008, 2:31PM

Courtesy of PeoplesJustice In Nov. 2006, Sean Bell was killed by the NYPD in a hail of 50 bullets. His friends, Trent Benefield and Joseph Guzman, were seriously injured. 3 of the officers involved now await the verdict of…

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