Attempts to Re-Segregate Schools in GA Fail

Co-authored with Catharine Debelle “Everyone deserves the Freedom to Live, love, and work wherever they please.” – Repeal Coalition, Arizona Georgia’s latest anti-immigrant SB 458, the bill that would bar all undocumented students from attending any school of public higher … Continued

Kansas Coalitions Gather, Protest to Demand Kris Kobach “Account for His Time”

Hundreds gathered in the state of Kansas this month to hold Secretary of State Kris Kobach accountable for his anti-immigrant and pro-corporate bent, which is to say nothing of his general neglect for the people of the state he purportedly … Continued

Our Universities Should Be “Sanctuary Zones,” Not Enforcement Agencies

Every person deserves the right to the pursuit of knowledge. Academic institutions should not be places where bigotry and racism are endorsed. Yet nativist ideologies and organizations continue to pave a legislative and ideological path which restricts education to some. … Continued

Immigration

Romney Accepts Endorsement from Lawyer Tied to White Nationalists

“I am pleased to stand with this true conservative” said Kris Kobach of GOP nominee Mitt Romney, who he endorsed Wednesday. But would a “true conservative” accept an endorsement from someone with Kobach’s connections? A closer examination of Kobach reveals … Continued

New Documentary ‘Under Arpiao’ Sets Off Southern Tour

Jason Michael Aragón, a filmmaker and activist from Pan Left Productions in Tucson, Arizona, recently released preview screenings of his documentary film titled Under Arpaio, which documents the struggle against the notorious Joe Arpaio. This “working- cut” of the film … Continued

“Free Pancho!”: the Occupy Movement Steps Up for Immigrant Rights

“If you want to be a rebel, be kind: human-kind, be both.” – Pancho Pancho Ramos Stierle was known by members of the Fruitvale community in Oakland as a spiritual leader. Following the Occupy Oakland General Strike of November 2, … Continued

White Nationalists Seek Inroads to College Campuses

With an economic recession that isn’t letting up for most people, the average American is dealing will a lot of stress and uncertainty in their daily lives. It’s sometimes difficult to know who or what is to blame. There is … Continued

GOOD NEWS FRIDAY: Mayor Paul Bridges Stands Against the Anti-Immigrant Movement

Uvalda, GA, is a town of only 530 people, mostly white, that’s tucked away in southeastern Georgia.  The small town relies almost completely on farming, boasting a tight-knit, faith-based sense of community, which is nothing unusual. However, a good deal … Continued