The RaceWire Beat – 09.28.06

By Jessica Valoris Sep 28, 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. House Approves Bill on Detainees The House sets clearer limits on CIA interrogation techniques but denies access to courts for detainees seeking to challenge their imprisonment at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and elsewhere. American Indians Take USDA to Court Native American Rachers await trials on a lawsuit against U.S. Department of Agriculture’s discriminatory practices. Refugees Moving In and Away From The Big Cities Study finds that more refugees are settling in mid-size cities. Hispanic Jobless Rate Dips Unemployment among Hispanics reaches a record low this year.