Justice Clarence Thomas, revisited; Latino media take back the radio

By The News Jul 05, 2007

Justice Thomas carries the day. Thomas, a Black nationalist? In a 1995 decision on affirmative action, Thomas put it more bluntly: "So-called ‘benign’ discrimination teaches many that because of chronic and apparently immutable handicaps, minorities cannot compete with them without their patronizing indulgence." –USA Today Surge Seen in Applications for Citizenship. An update For many legal immigrants, worry about their futures in the United States turned into action after an announcement on Jan. 31 by Citizenship and Immigration Services that it would increase application fees. Under the new fees, which take effect on July 30, it will cost $675 to become a naturalized citizen, up 69 percent from $400.–NYTimes Hispanic Media Help Community Navigate ‘Anti-Immigrant’ Climate. Power 2 the people. With federal immigration reform out of reach until 2009, and an increasing number of local “anti-immigrant” laws across the country, Spanish-language media must help their communities navigate and keep hope alive amidst a climate of panic and fear. –New America Media Racial discrimination tied to breast cancer risk.. Medical apartheid, take 2. The study, which followed 59,000 African-American women for six years, found that those who reported more incidents of racial discrimination had a higher risk of breast cancer.–Reuters.