Tag Archives: Racial Profiling

Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte :
Ferguson: Living through the replay

We seem repeatedly surprised by the anger generated by educational inequity, vanished jobs, income disparities, lost affordable housing, and racial and ethnic profiling. By Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte | The Rag Blog | August 26, 2014 Like many other Americans, … finish reading Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte :
Ferguson: Living through the replay

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FILM / Jonah Raskin : Reviewing ‘Fruitvale’ and Remembering the Panthers

Reviewing Coogler’s Fruitvale Stationand reflecting on the Black Panthers Fruitvale Station shows how far we’ve traveled since the days of the Panthers, and how little we’ve traveled. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | August 12, 2013 The only … finish reading FILM / Jonah Raskin : Reviewing ‘Fruitvale’ and Remembering the Panthers

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Tom Hayden : Trayvon Martin and the Super-Predator Myth

Photo by Joshua Trujillo / AP Images / SeattlePI.com The super-predator myth: Trayvon died for our sins The evidence of a violently divided America can be understood in the failure of the criminal justice system, where rationality and objectivity are … finish reading Tom Hayden : Trayvon Martin and the Super-Predator Myth

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Arizona’s Crackers : ‘Illegal is Not a Race’

Image from Reform America.Arizona’s Crackers:Jim Crow is alive and well Maintaining a whip hand, southern politicians once calculated, was the best way to defend white power. The same calculation drives contemporary Arizona politics. By Char Miller / The Rag Blog … finish reading Arizona’s Crackers : ‘Illegal is Not a Race’

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SPORT / New Era in Arizona : Here Come ‘Los Suns’

Image from IndyPosted.Here come the Suns!Taking a stand on Cinco de MayoBy Dave Zirin / The Rag Blog / May 4, 2010 A battle has been joined for the very soul of Arizona. On one side, there are the Minutemen, … finish reading SPORT / New Era in Arizona : Here Come ‘Los Suns’

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Casey Hayden in Arizona : Boycott ‘Fortress America’

Alfonso Vasquez of Phoenix lights candles during a prayer vigil at the Arizona State Capitol on April 24, protesting Arizona’s controversial new immigration law. Photo by Matt Pavelek / The Arizona Republic / AP.Boycott Arizona:Church leaders call SB 1070 ‘racist … finish reading Casey Hayden in Arizona : Boycott ‘Fortress America’

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Racial Profiling : What’s Up With the Mormons?

Image from Early Onset of Night.Mormons for racial profiling?Unsustainable contradictions in immigration law By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / April 27, 2010 What’s up with the Mormons? Orem, Utah legislator Stephen Eric Sandstrom last week pledged to follow … finish reading Racial Profiling : What’s Up With the Mormons?

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SPORT / No One is Illegal : Boycott the Diamondbacks

Arizona Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick: his family gave $1,023,527 to the Republicans. Photo by Brian Smale. Original graphic from Fortune. Satirical enhancement by James Retherford / The Rag Blog.Echoes of Apartheid:Boycott the Arizona Diamondbacks By Dave Zirin / April 24, … finish reading SPORT / No One is Illegal : Boycott the Diamondbacks

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Arizona to ID ‘Immigrants’? : Cranking up the Fear

Image from creativenonfiction.com.Demonizing Immigrants:Arizona cranking up the fear By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / April 16, 2010 When people get scared, they become much more willing to give up their rights for a perceived safer world, and it … finish reading Arizona to ID ‘Immigrants’? : Cranking up the Fear

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