Minnesotan Poised to Be Congress’ First Muslim

By Jessica Valoris Oct 20, 2006

The RaceWire Beat – 10.19.06 Minnesotan Poised to Be Congress’ First Muslim Keith Ellison’s candidacy has contributed to a political awakening among immigrants in the state who share his faith. Bravo to Brown University Panel suggests Brown University atone for ties to slavery Listen to the Native Americans Immigration policy must include the voices, experiences and concerns of America’s indigenous people Asian Americans the New ‘Sleeping Giant’ in California Politics Asian Americans have significantly increased their potential power at the polls in California. ‘Poverty Is Relative’ Latinos defy ‘downtrodden’ status, sending their successes home The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine.