Forty Years After Fist-Raised Protest, Runners Disagree; New British Guide to Check Nursery Racism

By The News Jul 08, 2008

Law Students Find New Interest in Immigration Law "The momentum is partly driven by a high-profile, rancorous immigration debate. But it is also the result of an era of mass immigration that has fueled demand from foreigners and businesses seeking help navigating U.S. immigration statutes and has created a generation of law students intimately familiar with the issue, often because they are children of immigrants or immigrants themselves." Washington Post. New York Court to Hear Apartheid Case "A landmark case is returning to a New York district court that seeks millions of dollars in reparations from corporations that supported and profited from South African apartheid." Democracy Now. Canada’s South Asian Community Works With Police The Khalsa Diwan Society of Vancouver and police have built a center in the area to rebuild trust between the groups after a report indicated that poor parenting within the South Asian community led to an increase in gang violence. The center is enlisting the aid of volunteers, and developing programs that will help to steer young people away from a life of crime. Vancouver Sun. British Agency to Tackle Toddler Racism Guidance laid out in the new guide Young Children and Racial Justice published by the National Children’s Bureau is designed to help teachers and nursery leaders recognize potentially-racist attitudes in youngsters in their care. USA Today. Olympians Divided on Historical Protest After forty years, the two runners who raised their fists in Mexico City, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, have two completely different recollections of the historical protest. Los Angeles Times.