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Thousands march nationwide for fair immigration reform

TweetThis Saturday, 50,000 immigrants and allies in 40 cities participated in the National Day for Immigrant Dignity and Respect. I attended the event in San Francisco and was so moved to see myself surrounded by not only Spanish speakers, but also Indonesian immigrants, Chinese students, and pods of men in yarmulkes and turbans dotting the crowd. [...]
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Tweet Celebrating Labor Day: weekends, holidays, raises, healthcare. Happy taxes, queer folks! The IRS recognizes same-sex marriages. Ann on dating, or not dating, coworkers. A pursuit to dissect waxing culture. Implications of doctors getting paid more for C-Sections. Something is happening in Chicago. Chelsea Manning and the politics of pronouns. “Looking through a kaleidoscope of a [...]
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Tweet In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington: Michelle Alexander on MLK and mass incarceration. Necessary tension around Obama at the March’s anniversary. The real work of Rosa Parks. Misremembering “I Have a Dream.” Chelsea Manning, media bias, and cissexism. The killing of trans teen Dwayne Jones is not “just another [...]
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Attorney General Eric Holder announces new treatment for non-violent drug offenders

TweetYesterday, in addition to the court ruling on stop-and-frisk, there was other news with regards to civil rights.  Speaking at a national gathering of the American Bar Association, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that he will review the criminal justice system and push for legislation that adjusts the archaic mandatory minimums for drug offenders as [...]
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Tweet Here’s the full transcript of Obama’s Friday remarks on Trayvon Martin. Martin’s parents released a statement in response to the President’s speech. Putting casual racism on trial. The Crunk Feminist Collective: “Processing our anger for Trayvon Martin the Black feminist way.” Challenging racism in POC communities. “As someone who could be George Zimmerman, I [...]
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