The Rise of the New South

By Jessica Valoris Dec 12, 2006

The RaceWire Beat – 12.12.06 The Rise of the New South The founder of the Southern Human Rights Organizers Network reflects on a decade of fighting for social justice in the old bastion of Confederate pride. Democrats Must Fight Over Iraq Failure, But Don’t Forget Katrina Pelosi and the House Democrats have an obligation to refocus public debate on Bush’s equally failed policies at home. U.S. Immigration Policy Hinders Entrepreneurship A report finds that approximately two-thirds of the immigrant founders surveyed believe that current U.S. immigration policy hinders the ability of future foreign-born entrepreneurs to start U.S. companies today. The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine.