Jesse Lee Peterson

BALA’s Phoenix Stop of the “We Are America” Tour Attracts Racists and Very Few Others

The Black American Leadership Alliance’s (BALA) “We Are America Tour” event in Phoenix, Ariz. featured disgraced former Arizona State Sen. Russell Pearce. In addition to Pearce being the primary sponsor of Arizona’s anti-immigrant SB 1070, he was a friend and supporter of neo-Nazi JT … Continued

Despite White Nationalist Ties, Roy Beck & Anti-Immigrant Movement Continue to Speak for African-Americans

While the Black American Leadership Alliance (BALA) has received a fair amount of press this summer for its rallies and “tours” to proselytize that immigrants take jobs from Americans, particularly African Americans, it is NumbersUSA president and founder Roy Beck … Continued

Jesse Lee Peterson, Founding BALA Member, also “Proud Member” of White Nationalist Group John Birch Society

The Black American Leadership Alliance (BALA) has received plenty of criticism for its blatant attempt to divide communities of color with its July 15 “DC March for Jobs.” The event only seems stranger when one of its organizers is a … Continued