Pro-Migrant Sanctuarysphere: November 2009 Archives

Remembering Marcelo Lucero: One Year Later at Anti-BVBL.

Marcelo Lucero was an Ecuadorian who was murdered by a group of teenage thugs on Long Island a year ago last Sunday. His murder has become a rallying cry for Civil Rights, much like Birmingham Sunday became.

On Thanksgiving: Truth and Celebration at All About Race.

Being an honest, yet enthusiastic American requires the ability to consistently integrate the pretty, mythic narratives that our nation holds dear with the always more complicated and often very ugly truth of our American story. Like my experience of George Washington's birthday, some American Indians refer to the Thanksgiving I celebrate as a National Day of Mourning. And with good reason.

Do American Indians Look "Hispanic" or Do "Hispanics" Look American Indian? at American Taino.

Got Milk? Thank Immigrants at America's Voice.

Hate Group FAIR Looking for "Ethnically Ambiguous" Actors--Think You Have What it Takes? at America's Voice.

More Than 60,000 Americans in 45 States Organize for Comprehensive Immigration Reform at CAUSA.

Fort Hood Murders Evoke Racist Reactions at Color Lines.

What is ICE up to? at Dream Act Texas.

With talk of Comprehensive Immigration Reform coming up in a few months, why is ICE targeting employers who hire undocumented workers? Is it to make the administrative look tough once the Congress starts debating the bill?

So Long Dobbs: Pro-Migrant SanctuarySphere

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Lou Dobbs Takes a 'Voluntary Departure' from CNN at Dream Activist blog.

Hasta la Vista Dobbs at Dream Act Texas.

Weekly Diaspora: Deporting Dobbs at The Unapologetic Mexican.

After 30 years, commentator Lou Dobbs--infamous for his tirades against undocumented immigrants--has left CNN, as TPM reports. Dobbs employed disturbing, dangerous, and dated language to slur immigrants, often equating them with disease and infection. There is a connection between this type of demagoguery and violence.