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Friday Media Recall (12.16.2011)

Every Friday we want to offer a collection of media pieces that we’re finding provocative, vital, persuasive, prophetic, genius, infuriating, mind-blogging, and other adjectives that gesture at all things thought-provoking. Some of these posts will, of course, focus on immigration, … Continued

Immigration

African Americans Targeted by Another Anti-Immigrant Front Group

New evidence has come to light that indicates that Blacks for Equal Rights Coalition (BFERC) is a front group for the anti-immigrant John Tanton Network, and working to manipulate the immigration dialogue within the African American community. It’s not the … Continued

Immigration

“Leaders” who promote false notion of competition between African Americans and immigrants still connected to anti-immigrant groups

In 2006, the John Tanton Network of anti-immigrant groups, which include FAIR, Center for Immigration Studies, and NumbersUSA, launched Choose Black America to serve as an African-American front group for the anti-immigrant movement. One of the “leaders” it chose to … Continued

Hate and Death: The Federation for American Immigration Reform Harvest in Suffolk County

When I first journeyed to Suffolk Country eight years ago to work with religious, civic, and immigrant rights groups facing growing anti-immigrant activity stoked by the Federation for American Immigration Reform, I was stunned to witness the depth of anger … Continued

Politics

The Nation, Advertising, and Bigots, Oh My!

I oppose any government interference that infringes on freedom of speech, curbs freedom of press, or restricts any American’s ability to petition the government. Maybe it’s the civil libertarian in me, but I embrace the concept of free speech wholeheartedly. … Continued

The Nation, “Advertising, and Bigots, Oh My!

Before I get to the point at hand, let’s set a few things straight. Before you accuse me of censorship you should know that I oppose any government interference that infringes on freedom of speech, curbs freedom of press, or … Continued