The RaceWire Beat: 09:11:06

By Jessica Valoris Sep 11, 2006

The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine. Navajos March Against Discrimination, Violence Native Americans speak out against racial discrimination and violence in the towns surrounding the Navajo Nation. Suing Day Laborers Won’t Reveal Status Employment discrimination turns into legal discrimination, as Latinos are pressured to reveal their status in the courtroom. Affirmative Action on the Ballot A proposal to abolish all affirmative action programs is included in the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative. Mexican immigrants caught in backlash of terror anxiety The post-9/11 immigration debate and Mexican-Americans.