The RaceWire Beat – 09.27.06

By Jessica Valoris Sep 27, 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. Courtroom Interpreters in Short Supply U.S. courts struggle to break down the language barrier between an English-speaking legal system and the growing number of Spanish-speaking immigrants. Hip Hop’s Captive Audience Ex-con musicians with a white power message are using a sales method pioneered by some black artists: promoting their album in prison. Detainee Bill in Final Stages Congress moving closer to eliminating Habeas Corpus for detainees.