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Justice Department Updates Racial Profiling Rules--With Big Exceptions

Justice Department Updates Racial Profiling Rules—With Big Exceptions

by Julianne Hing on December 8 2014, 11:59AM

The Department of Homeland Security hold onto key exemptions.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, National Security, /NOW

New York's New Municipal ID Draws Criticism

New York’s New Municipal ID Draws Criticism

by Aura Bogado on July 11 2014, 4:26PM

The card is intended to provide identification for marginalized people—but not everyone’s convinced it’ll be a good thing.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Muslim Americans Suing to Remove Names From No Fly List

Muslim Americans Suing to Remove Names From No Fly List

by Carla Murphy on April 25 2014, 11:33AM

At least 700,000 people are now on the terrorist watch list.

Topics: National Security, /NOW

Times Sq. Bomber's Life Sentence Condemns Conservative Ideology

Times Sq. Bomber’s Life Sentence Condemns Conservative Ideology

by on October 5 2010, 1:55PM

But the Shahzad case may be another lesson not learned.

Topics: National Security

ACLU Confronts Denver Prison's Abusive Strip Searches

ACLU Confronts Denver Prison’s Abusive Strip Searches

by Michelle Chen on August 27 2010, 9:16AM

Allegations of abusive strip searches at a prison reflect the perverse power imbalance inherent in the system.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality, On Gender

Three Reasons Racial Profiling Won’t End Terrorism

by Aziz Huq on January 20 2010, 12:00PM

….but might make it worse.

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Fort Hood Murders Evoke Racist Reactions

by Vijay Prashad on November 19 2009, 12:00PM

The media’s blame of Major Hasan’s religion is a convenient way to avoid everything else.

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Raves

by Julianne Hing on November 2 2009, 12:00PM

The good (and sometimes great) things people of color made happen.

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Rants

by Julianne Hing on November 2 2009, 12:00PM

News to make you doubt your sanity or at least start a petition.

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Rants

by Cindy Von Quednow on September 2 2009, 12:00PM

News to make you doubt your sanity or at least start a petition.

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Raves

by Cindy Von Quednow on September 2 2009, 12:00PM

The good (and sometimes great) things people of color made happen.

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Mujeres of the Young Lords

by Erica Gonz�lez on August 19 2009, 12:00PM

Forty years after the Puerto Rican activist group took over an East Harlem church, a look at the women who shaped their politics.

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Book Review

by Brittany Shoot on July 16 2009, 12:00PM

Novelist Danzy Senna’s memoir weaves narratives of familial dysfunction, poverty and racial tension across generations.

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Rants

by Julianne Hing on June 30 2009, 12:00PM

News to make you doubt your sanity or at least start a petition.

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Raves

by Julianne Hing on June 30 2009, 12:00PM

The good (and sometimes great) things people of color and their allies made happen.

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Lessons from the Fight for Gay Marriage

by Leticia Miranda on April 9 2009, 12:00PM

One organizer reflects on what the movement needs to move ahead.

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The War on Terror Fuels Racial Bullying

by Julianne Hing on March 17 2009, 12:00PM

Community advocates demand policy changes as Sikh kids face more violence.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Rants and Raves

by Julianne Hing on March 2 2009, 12:00PM

Reading between the headlines

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The Last Plantation

by Jessica Hoffmann on January 6 2009, 12:00PM

Black farmers are organizing to counter the racist practices of the USDA.

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Young Arab Americans Talk About the Real Problems

by Yasmine Farhang on December 2 2008, 12:00PM

Moustafa Bayoumi’s latest book explores what it’s like to grow up Arab in America in the age of terror.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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