“What If The Tea Party Was Black?”

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Jasiri X, a rapper from Pittsburgh, known for his socially conscious videos, has decided to take on the Tea Party in a new rap song and video, entitled “What If The Tea Party Was Black?” which examines what would happen if Black leaders behaved like leaders in the Tea Party movement. Jack and Jill Politics […]

Last Week in Latino History: LULAC formed in Corpus Christi

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Last week Feb 17, 1929, during the height of the nativist movement, three pioneering Latino civil rights organizations met at Obreros Hall in Corpus Christi, Texas and agreed to merge to form the League of United Latin American Citizens. The emergency of LULAC came at a particular history of South Texas when Hispanics were forced […]

Sixty Black Leaders Condemn Sheriff Joe Arpaio

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An advertisement appears in today’s edition of The Arizona Republic newspaper comparing Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to the infamous 1960s Birmingham public safety commissioner Theophilus Eugene “Bull” Connor. The strongly worded statement was sponsored by the Center for New Community and signed by sixty prominent Black leaders from twenty-three states. These leaders chose an […]

South Park Tackles Racism: Cartman’s Anti-Minority Ballad

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This week’s season finale of South Park, Matt Stone and Trey Parker tackles, in their own way, extremist views about minorities in America. The general premise of the episode is that the local water park, Pipi’s Splash Town, is no longer what it seems, it has been “taken over” by minorities. Cartman is clearly disturbed […]

Politics of Humanity: Immigrants Viewed As Second Class Citizens

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The Luis Ramirez Murder: A Logical Step in the Process of Establishing a Subhuman Class by The Sanctuary Editors Three things immediately shock the conscious soul upon learning about the murder of Luis Ramirez. The simple manner in which he died is the first of those. Ramirez, a father of three, was beaten to death […]

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