Tag Archives: racial predjudice
Fiore: With more brutal killings and mysterious deaths while in police custody, it seems hardly a day goes by without a new dashboard camera video or protest calling out for justice. As these tragedies keep happening, I thought it might be helpful to look at our predicament from a few billion miles away.
Originally posted on Rise Up Times:
“Islamophobia has a much longer history in Europe than in the U.S., but there is now ample evidence that Islamophobia is a flourishing industry in this country.” By Liza Burr WorldwideWAMM.org November 2012 What is Islamophobia? Fifteen years ago, in 1997, the Runnymede Trust, a British think tank, identified…
Banned in Tucson By Matthew Rothschild, January 19, 2012 The Progressive What happened last week in Tucson was outrageous. The Tucson Unified School District, after voting to ban Mexican American Studies, went into the classrooms and took books away from young people, books that the state, in its hateful law, has deemed unacceptable. These […]