Tag Archives: immigrant justice

Women’s Empowerment Issue: An Upgrade from “Saving the World’s Women”

Tweet When I first saw the cover of the New York Times Magazine’s “Women’s Empowerment Issue,” I had a classic case of the side-eye: a presumably American white woman with the “all in a day’s work” smirk donning indigenous clothing with arms sprawling across 5 brown children in a field of green pastures. Emblazoned beneath [...]
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Lady Gaga protests Arizona’s anti-immigration law

TweetLady Gaga performed in Phoenix, AZ Saturday night where she spoke out publicly against SB1070, the state’s new anti-immigrant law. Lady Gaga had been encouraged to participate in the boycott of Arizona, which has led other prominent pop stars to cancel shows in the state. Instead, Gaga decided to use her show as an opportunity [...]
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Max Foster’s biased coverage of police brutality against immigrant women in France

TweetWow. If one needed evidence that the struggle for immigrant justice is global, see this video of an eviction in France, where French police dragged immigrant mothers and children in the streets (possible trigger warning): Transcript after the jump. There is no doubt that being evicted can be a horrible event. But being dragged in [...]
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