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Press Release - ELF Press Office to Obama: Release U.S. Political Prisoners (tags)
Free U.S. Political Prisoners
Carpinteria to Retain Plains Indian Mascot (tags)
Last year, Elias Cordero, a Native American student of Carpinteria High School, began a campaign to have the school mascot changed. The image depicts a plains Indian with facial features that offend many Native Americans. On March 17, 2009, the school board voted to keep the mascot, but two items will be removed from the campus.
OUR HOPES AND DREAMS; FIGHT RACISM AND STRUGGLE AGAINST RACIAL DISCRIMINATION! (tags)
On January 20,2009 a new President- An African American named Barack Obama will be inaugurated in Washington DC. To many, the dream that racism is no more is reality and the dreams of equality for all will be achieved. But not for the Filipino American community who still feel the fangs of racism at the hands the US Congress. On September 22, the US Congress House of Representatives passed the SB 1315 or the American Veterans Benefits Enhancement Bill, But they removed the whole section that pertains to Filipino World War II veterans. They excluded again the Filipinos, in a blatant act of racism in the law.
Racism and Anti-Immigrant Terror at Fire Evacuee Centers (tags)
The first story is a very detailed account of the police and immigration terrorism against African-Americans and immigrants at the fire evacuee centers. The second story is a call for volunteers, including interpreters.
May Day 2007 Los Angeles (tags)
Brief observations and photos of today's May Day Immigrant Rights demonstrations in LA.
National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality (tags)
Los Angeles, October 22, about 300 people showed up at the march and the rally organized by the October 22 Coalition--National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality. Most of them wore black in support of the families who lost a love one at the hands of the police.
Tasers and Our Fight Against Police Brutality (tags)
Tasers may save some lives, but seem to increase police brutality.
Viewing Chairman Avakian's speech in the heart of the barrio (tags)
On May 1st, in a restaurant in the Pico-Union section of Los Angeles, a group of a dozen Latino proletarians and others gathered to watch the video clip of the historic speech by Chairman Avakian, "Revolution: Why It's Necessary, Why It's Possible, What It's All About."
The Ruckus Society rethinks the U.S. anti-corporate globalization movement (tags)
“Close your eyes,” directs a young workshop facilitator. In the sticky heat of a secluded Florida campground, under a large open-air tent, a group of activists closes their eyes. “Now I want you to picture an anti-corporate globalization activist.” The campers furrow their collective brows. “Okay,” says the facilitator, after a brief pause, “how many saw a white person?”
Sparks fly at Jurupa School Board meeting over campus officer's conduct (tags)
On the same day, that 20 African-American students were being peppersprayed by police at Sultana High School in Hesperia, An African American PTA president was nearly arrested in the parking lot by another campus safety officer from the Riverside Sheriff's Department. The question begs to be asked, are we turning our public schools populated mostly by students of color into police-states?
Confronting the KKK (tags)
Confronting the KKK: The Klu Klux Klan came to Skokie, Illinois. They were confronted by over 300 anti-racist protestors: gay, straight, women, men, african american, latino, asian and white. But why did the cops protect the Klan and not us...