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Dominicans Come to
Haiti’s Aid

by Erika Martinez on January 21 2010, 12:00PM

After centuries of tensions between the two countries, Dominicans are now in solidarity with their neighbor. How long will it last?

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Exclusive CL.com Feature: Climate Justice – A Global View

by Gopal Dayaneni on April 2 2008, 12:00PM

A look across borders at the global perspective on climate justice.

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Where Islam Meets Rock ‘n’ Roll

by Laila Kazmi on March 20 2008, 12:00PM

Salman Ahmad introduced the world to Sufi rock and now to the culture behind the music.

Topics: Arts & Culture

My Road Out Of Iraq

by Camilo Mej�a on July 23 2007, 12:00PM

On May 21, 2004, Camilo Mejía was sentenced to one year in prison for refusing to return to Iraq. An excerpt from his new book: The Road from Ar Ramadi: The Private Rebellion of Staff Sergeant Camilo Mejía.

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Are Immigrants and Refugees People of Color?

by Rinku Sen on July 10 2007, 12:00PM

The American context demands an understanding of the country’s racial history and hierarchy. Luckily, the human spirit is flexible enough to hold existing identities while adding elements that help us adapt.

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Power from Below

by Roberto Lovato on May 29 2007, 12:00PM

It’s time to define the debate beyond Beltway politics and the border.

Topics: Criminal Justice

American Made

by Rebekah Kebede on May 17 2007, 12:00PM

Three short films explore what it means to be a South Asian male in post-9/11 America.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Queer Africa

by Almah LaVon Rice on May 16 2007, 12:00PM

Despite state repression and persecution, LGBT organizing has taken off across the continent and diaspora.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health

Did We March for This?

by Avideh Moussavian on May 4 2007, 12:00PM

On Capitol Hill and at the White House humane immigration reform isn’t gaining traction.

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Novelist Walter Mosley Kicks Off FACING RACE conference

by Andre Banks on March 23 2007, 12:00PM

The mystery novelist and social commentator urged hundreds of advocates address racial and economic inequality.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Health, Schools & Youth

Q&A - Hussein Ibish

by Judith LeBlanc on March 1 2007, 12:00PM

The Arab American activist and analyst gives his take on U.S. policy toward Arab Americans and the Middle East.

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Celebrity Colonialism

by Adam Elkus on March 1 2007, 12:00PM

From Madonna to Kate Moss, buying Africa is the latest trend among the famous.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Saul’s Letter to President Bush

by Saul Arellano on January 29 2007, 12:00PM

A letter from sanctuary seeker Elvira Arellano’s son Saul to President Bush.

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Q & A - Elvira Arellano

by Tram Nguyen on January 29 2007, 12:00PM

A 31-year-old single mother and undocumented immigrant, Arellano took sanctuary and became a lightning rod for a debate over the rights of immigrant families.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

ELVIRA ARELLANO: A Multimedia Feature

by Jorge Rivas on January 29 2007, 12:00PM

Arellano took sanctuary in a Chicago church and ignited a debate on the rights of immigrant families.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Don Cheadle - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The Academy Award nominated actor’s celebrity activism is making policy, not just headlines.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Health

Ehren Watada - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The First Lieutenant won’t go to Iraw and faces a court-martial by the U.S. government.

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Francis Calpotura - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

Recasting remittances and starting a global movement.

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Mervyn Marcano - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

Creating a new model for “activism” that lives between politics and entertainment.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Hurricane Katrina

Eddie Palmieri - INNOVATOR

by Donna Hernandez on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The Sun of Latin music, Inspiring after 50 years

Topics: Arts & Culture, Schools & Youth

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