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How is Occupy Los Angeles Working With Communities of Color? [Reader Forum]

How is Occupy Los Angeles Working With Communities of Color? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on May 7 2012, 9:09AM

Colorlines.com readers talk about how immigrant rights groups and Occupy Los Angeles came together on May Day.

Topics: #Occupy

Where's the Color in the Occupy Movement? Wherever We Put It

Where’s the Color in the Occupy Movement? Wherever We Put It

by David Zlutnick, Rinku Sen, Yvonne Yen Liu on May 1 2012, 10:00AM

On a day when the world celebrates the rights of everyday workers, we sat down with activists of color to talk about Occupy Wall Street.

Topics: #Occupy, Politics

The Art of a May Day Protest

The Art of a May Day Protest

by Hatty Lee on May 1 2012, 10:00AM

As people celebrate international worker’s day, we take a look at the visual art that’s become essential to the movement.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Cinco de Mayo, Primero de Mayo and the Birth of the United States of América

Cinco de Mayo, Primero de Mayo and the Birth of the United States of América

by Roberto Lovato on May 5 2011, 7:24AM

Thirty years, millions of mobile devices and a massive wave of migration later, Latinos have largely forgotten the meaning of Cinco de Mayo.

Topics: Immigration

TAKE ACTION--Nobody Is

TAKE ACTION—Nobody Is “Illegal,” Pass It On

by Mónica Novoa on April 29 2011, 9:37AM

Help build the movement by telling five friends to join you in dropping the i-word.

Topics: Drop the I-Word

May Day Rallies Reveal America's True Self--Its Promise and Its Fear

May Day Rallies Reveal America’s True Self—Its Promise and Its Fear

by Rinku Sen on April 28 2011, 10:03AM

Several hundred thousand very diverse people will assert their Americanness on Sunday. Rinku Sen explains why a few loud voices will freak out as a result.

Topics: Immigration, Movement

Scenes from May Day Rallies Across U.S. [Video/Photos]

by Hatty Lee on May 3 2010, 1:08PM

On Saturday, people came out in mass to support immigrant rights. The nationwide May Day rallies drew tens of thousands of protesters—the largest turnouts since 2006, when anger over the Sensenbrenner Bill brought out more than 1 million protesters…

Topics: Immigration

Find The May Day Rally In Your Town

Find The May Day Rally In Your Town

by Julianne Hing on April 30 2010, 1:26PM

The last eight days have galvanized the immigrant rights movement, and there are hundreds of rallies planned all over the country tomorrow. Advocates, attorneys, and lawmakers are asking that supporters of immigrant rights and immigration reform get out tomorrow to…

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