Obama Chides Black Fathers; Rep. Barbara Lee Takes Stand Against ICE Intimidation

By The News Jun 16, 2008

Rep. Barbara Lee to Crackdown on ICE Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, sharply criticized the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency Friday and declared she would push for measures to reduce the fear she said agents have caused East Bay immigrant families. San Jose Mercury News. Orlando Taxi Drivers Protest Racial Profiling Today, 100 taxi drivers are striking in Orlando to call attention to a federal investigation into alleged unfair labor practices. The strike will also address racial profiling by airport enforcement officials who, cabbies say, unfairly target Black drivers. Orlando Sentinel. Sharpton Calls for Charlotte Police Probe After Fatal Shooting Al Sharpton says that theinvestigation into the death of 21-year-old Aaron Winchester by Charlotte police should be an external one. Charlotte Observer. Obama Lectures Black Men During Father’s Day Sermon Back in Chicago for Father’s Day, Barack Obama told a full Black church that Black men "have abandoned their responsibilities, acting like boys instead of men. And the foundations of our families are weaker because of it." Washington Post.