Texas Mom Calls Out Textbook Company for Calling Slavery ‘Immigration’ and Slaves ‘Workers’

The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 05, 2015

Roni Dean-Burren posted a YouTube video challenging publisher McGraw-Hill after learning that her son’s World Geography textbook referred to the trans-Atlantic slave trade as “immigration” and slaves as “workers."

Hillary Clinton Asks NC Governor to Veto Anti-Immigrant Bill


Univision.com, News Report, Posted: Oct 05, 2015

Hillary Clinton is asking North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory to veto a bill that bans immigrants from being able to use foreign documents as identification.


#WordsMatter — No Human Being is ‘Illegal’


Coachella Unincorporated, Commentary, Karla Martinez, Posted: Oct 02, 2015

I remember hearing the words “illegal alien” thrown around, and I immediately wanted to hide my father.


Adopted as a Child, Filipino-Born Man Faces Deportation from U.S.


Inquirer.net, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Oct 02, 2015

Adam Lieber was adopted by his American mother from the Philippines when he was an infant.


Why Hillary Won’t Fail


New America Media, News Analysis, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Oct 02, 2015

Whether Democrat, Republican, conservative, liberal, moderate, or independent, voters prefer a candidate who stands for reform not a radical overhaul of the system.

Chicago Immigrant Leader Appointed Michoacan Secretary of Migration


New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 01, 2015

a well-known immigrant leader in Chicago, has been appointed to head the Secretaria de Migrantes in Michoacan, Mexico

UN Experts Call On Saudi Arabia to Cancel Execution of Young Activist


Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Sep 30, 2015

France and a group of U.N. experts have joined rights groups in calling on Saudi Arabia to halt the execution of a an activist sentenced to death over his role in anti-government protests.

Jeb Bush’s Saying African-Americans Want "Free Stuff" For Votes insults Our Dignity and History of Struggle


Tri-State Defender, Commentary, Posted: Sep 29, 2015

The GOP presidential candidate’s statement perpetuates a mythology of ignorance that casts black folks as a lazy mass of people dependent on government largesse for their existence.


Sikhs Offered $10,000 to Ask Modi a Tough Question


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Sep 28, 2015

Hundreds of Sikh, Muslim and LGBTQ demonstrators protested Modi's visit to Silicon Valley this weekend.


India Prime Minister Modi Sells Digital Dream But Can He Deliver?


New America Media, News Analysis, Sandip Roy, Posted: Sep 28, 2015

If an American president once promised a chicken in every pot and a car in every garage, Narendra Modi served up a digital version of that promise.

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