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Category Archives: Immigrant Rights
Five years ago, I heard Arizona poet and essayist Richard Shelton read at a ranch outside of Tucson. He was included in a lineup of poets who were known for invoking environmental or political themes in their work; having taught … Continue reading
Arizona’s elected officials have decided to officially scapegoat Latinos for the economic crisis facing that state and the entire country. On July 29th, Arizona’s SB 1070 will require police to ask any person who looks “reasonably suspicious” for their immigration … Continue reading
Background On April 23, 2010 Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona signed into law Senate Bill 1070, a broad bill increasing state powers of enforcement of federal immigration policy and in essence sanctioning racial profiling. It allows police officers to … Continue reading
This is a call for an ongoing campaign of resistance and disruption until there is a moratorium on deportations and just and humane immigration reform is enacted! For the past 4 years our movement, propelled by the love and desperation … Continue reading
Four years after massive immigrant protest for workers and citizenship rights and 124 years after the mass rally for an 8-hour day which spurred the creation of an International Workers Day, we celebrate another May Day with millions of U.S. … Continue reading
May 1st is here today. It is the historic International Workers' Day where workers and oppressed people manifest in various ways their determination to resist and ultimately break the chains of capital. This day is remembered and celebrated with fervor … Continue reading
Until last year, May Day for workers, progressives and revolutionaries in the US found us looking at struggles in the global South for inspiration and affirmation that the oppressed will resist, and can win against, the ravages of capitalist exploitation. … Continue reading
A festival of the oppressed. That is the phrase that came to mind as I walked with one million people on March 25th. On that day, Mexicana/o and Latina/o working class immigrants, their families, and their supporters took over the … Continue reading
Speech delivered by Ajamu Dillahunt, for Black Workers for Justice, to a rally of 10,000 demanding Justice for Immigrants in Siler City, NC on April 10, 2006. Translated from the Spanish. Good Evening. I bring you greetings from the Black … Continue reading