Civil Rights Organization

Biking Beyond Bigotry Tour Launches in Oregon

The Center for New Community, a national civil rights organization based in Chicago, is sponsoring its second bicycle speaking tour on wheels, Biking Beyond Bigotry. Over the course of three days, environmentalists from the Northwest will pedal over 130 miles … Continued

Immigration

Romney Accepts Endorsement from Lawyer Tied to White Nationalists

“I am pleased to stand with this true conservative” said Kris Kobach of GOP nominee Mitt Romney, who he endorsed Wednesday. But would a “true conservative” accept an endorsement from someone with Kobach’s connections? A closer examination of Kobach reveals … Continued

Immigration

Biking Beyond Bigotry Launches in Arizona

The Center for New Community, a national civil rights organization based in Chicago, is sponsoring a bicycle speaking tour on wheels, called Biking Beyond Bigotry. Over the course of the next week ten environmentalists from across the nation will pedal … Continued

Immigration

STORM WARNING: A Special Account of Anti-Immigrant Violence

by Diane C. Today, the Center for New Community, a national civil rights organization, released a powerful account of anti-immigrant violence in America. The report titled “Storm Warning” is an intense and sweeping narrative centered on the anti-immigrant activity of … Continued

Politics

‘We deserve to be able to live, to love, to walk freely’

The following article is one of a series of accounts from students who recently returned  from Arizona. They were part of a delegation that spent a week touring the state amid  the enactment of controversial law SB 1070. The Center … Continued

podcast

Audio Blog: Freedom of Religion Defines America

Press play below or click on the microphone If you’ve watched the network news lately, you’ve probably seen coverage of the proposed Mosque and Islamic Cultural Center near the former site of the World Trade Center towers. A huge amount … Continued

Politics

Student Delegation Tours Arizona Amid SB 1070 Enforcement

Today, a national student delegation launched a five day tour of Arizona in the midst of the recent enactment of controversial law SB 1070. The Center for New Community, a national civil rights organization based in Chicago, is sponsoring the … Continued

Politics

Cross-Post: NAACP Cites Tea Party Blog Post as Further Proof of Racism

Posted by David Knowles, writer at AOL News Surge Desk: (July 16) — The war of words between the NAACP and members of the tea party movement is not dying down. After the venerable civil rights organization passed a formal … Continued

Immigration

Tea Partiers Dispute Charges of Racism…With Racism

Editor’s note: In the original version of this article, we incorrectly stated that Republican candidate Jason Sager attended an event hosted by the Council for Conservative Citizens. A representative for Mr. Sager informed Imagine 2050 that he decided against attending … Continued

Politics

NumbersUSA Refuses To Break Ties With Political Extremists

The anti-immigrant group NumbersUSA and its executive director Roy Beck just can’t seem to steer clear of controversy. The Center for New Community reports that on June 4 Beck will address an event organized by the Maryland-based Institute of the … Continued