Tanton Network banned from Earth Times website

The Earth Times, an environment specific news agency, has taken a bold step and is attempting to remove all the content  from its site that was added by anti-immigrant groups affiliated with John Tanton. The Tanton Network is an array … Continued


Justice prevails for victims of 2005 racially motivated attack

On January 31, a hearing was held in Illinois’ Kankakee County Courthouse for a case brought by three young African-American men against four white men convicted of attacking them. The lawsuit states that while Vantis, Isaiah and Kenyon Coiley were … Continued


Arizona migrant rights groups call for civil discourse on immigration

In the wake of nationwide cries for political civility since the tragic Tucson shootings on January 8th, a coalition of immigrant rights groups in Arizona are calling for a moratorium on all anti-immigrant legislation during this legislative session. Press conferences … Continued


It’s time for GOP to sever ties with anti-immigrant bigots

Earlier this week, the Hispanic Leadership Network Conference was hosted in Miami, and the topic of immigration was inevitably broached. Part of the panel on “Media & Messaging: Communicating Principles with Precision” was syndicated columnist Ruben Navarrette, Jr. who gave … Continued


Haitian immigrants targeted by the anti-immigrant movement

A year ago, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck the island of Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, killing more than 230,000 people. Today, roughly a million remain homeless amid the debris and stuttering reconstruction efforts in Port-au-Prince. Last year’s earthquake was … Continued


A stroll in the Arizona desert

The state of Arizona, located in the Southwest region of the United States, shares a 389 mile border with Mexico. After the passing of the Secure Fence Act of 2006, a 640 mile fence has been built along the US/Mexico … Continued


‘Angel’ of hate infiltrates Illinois churches

Christmas is here. This is a time when churches are bustling and the kindness of patrons abounds. But in churches across Illinois a stranger is lurking, and extending a simple kindness to him has consequences. A man named Andrew Angel … Continued


Heritage Foundation comes under fire from former allies in the anti-immigrant movement

The Heritage Foundation, which describes itself as “a research and educational institution,” has long been flirting with the anti-immigrant organizations with ties to white nationalists. Now those friendships are coming back to bite the conservative think tank. Last February, Robert … Continued


Apple sells white power music on iTunes

For those who have been following the recent controversies at Apple, it’s clear that hate has found a home in the company’s many platforms. Apple recently launched an app for NumbersUSA, an anti-immigrant group that is part of a network … Continued


Apple tools used to promote bigotry, company ignores problem

When it was announced two weeks ago that Apple approved an app by anti-immigrant group NumbersUSA, it quickly became clear that it was part of a pattern of controversial material promoted using the company’s platforms. Apple’s online store has many … Continued