Terror War’s New Enemy

By Jessica Valoris Oct 10, 2006

The RaceWire Beat – 10.10.06 Terror War’s New Enemy National Guard troops, citizen militias and traffic stops by local law enforcement bring fear and anger to small towns along the border. The Fleecing of Black Borrowers Black borrowers paid — and will continue to pay for the life of these loans — high prices at more than triple the rate that whites did. Crystallizing Opinion The gem trade, fearing sales won’t sparkle, campaigns against ‘Blood Diamond.’ The RaceWire Beat is a digest of the day’s top news stories on race and politics collected by the staff at ColorLines magazine.