Sotomayor: Turning Point for Latinos

Much has been said about the nomination and confirmation of now-Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.  Much of the analsys has been focused on the fact that she was  the first Latina to EVER be nominated to the Supreme Court in...
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"Send them home with a bullet in the head"

That’s what racist healthcare protesters are shouting now. No, I’m not making it up. See for yourselves: I have been blogging for the last couple of days about this-how protesters of healthcare reform are falsely claiming that providing health care...
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Obama's birth conspiracy theory was concocted by an anti-Semite & circulated by racist extremists

Southern Poverty Law Center has an action alert on this; see below:   July 24, 2009   Dear Friend,   Lou Dobbs is at it again.   We’ve told you about how the CNN host has used his platform to...
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Pres. Obama Speaks @ National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast

…about immigration reform: I am very pleased that President Obama spoke at this National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast because it casts light onto a promising strategy that seems to be developing and that I have been advocating for quite a few...
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Iran’s & Mexico’s Election Fraud

With all this talk about Iran’s election fraud and twittering requests to paint your profile picture to “green”, I can’t help but feel like I have been down this path before with Mexico. Non-Mexicans might not be aware that there...
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A Healthier Future

Here’s an article I wrote for Heal the Bay’s “Currents” magazine (intro based on previous work of Heal the Bay’s James Alamillo): As part of Heal the Bay’s new Healthy Communities Initiative, we have been doing intensive community organizing work...
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