Where are the Juneteenth Parades in the Central Valley?

You’ve heard of Cinco De Mayo Parades happening across the Central Valley, but where are the parades celebrating Juneteenth? Juneteenth is shortened for June 19th, 1865; it is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Many Southern States, specifically Texas, have been celebrating Juneteenth for generations upon generations. To […]

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CSU Stan’s 2nd Annual Ethnic Studies Conference

The 2nd annual Ethnic Studies Conference will take place at CSU Stanislaus on Monday, May 14, 2018, between 10am-7pm. The conference will include scholars, activists, and artists who will discuss their work in relation to social justice and community activism. The conference is FREE, open to the public, and will include critical dialogues, creative workshops, and educational panels. For […]

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Michigan GOP tried to pass bill marking immigrants’ licenses with YELLOW STARS

Michigan Republicans tried to pass a bill that would ADD A YELLOW STAR to LEGAL immigrant’s driver’s licenses. Not even a red star. A freaking yellow star, you know LIKE HITLER DID TO JEWS, only this one was a five-point star so that’s okay…or something. Kind of perfect considering a new study showing two-thirds of millennials and […]

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Women say they quit Google because of racial discrimination: ‘I was invisible’

Qichen Zhang couldn’t believe what she was hearing. The technical specialist was in the middle of the office at Google when a white male colleague began joking with her about her hiring. “He said, ‘It must’ve been really easy for you to get your job because you’re an Asian woman and people assume you’re good at math,’” […]

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Trump’s anti-family immigration plan would be a new stain on our history

As Congress debates a way forward for “dreamers,” President Trump and some members of Congress are demanding legislation that reminds me of past immigration policies for which we now hang our collective heads in shame. Their requests to change four pillars of immigration policy, including an end to “chain migration,” bear a dangerous resemblance to the national origins quota system, […]

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French parliament to debate ‘tough’ immigration reform

France’s parliament is set to debate toughening the country’s immigration policies through a bill that would accelerate the consideration of asylum applications and expedite deportations. The disputed bill, which will be debated in parliament on Monday, has prompted criticism from opposing sides of the political spectrum. Summarising the draft bill, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said […]

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SEPARATING FAMILIES IS INHUMANE

  The Trump administration has cooked up a vile new scheme: ripping children away from their parents in order to discourage immigration. Separating families is more than cruel and unnecessary – it’s torture. ICE, Border Patrol, and other Homeland Security agencies are taking the children of immigrants and asylum-seekers and sending them to faraway detention centers. […]

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