Hari Kondabolu on Das Rascist--really worth the... →
[door bell rings, dad answers--think of a man in a trim dignified grey bread, looks European, glasses, always formally dressed and slightly scary with a Pakistani accent]
Dad opens doors.
*looks down on the children* DAD: I Ate All The Candy. *closes door*
外国人登録者、２年連続減 法務省「長引く不況影響」...– asahi.com（朝日新聞社）：外国人登録者、２年連続減 法務省「長引く不況影響」 - 社会 (via kskszk)
Photo: Undocumented and Unafraid in Alabama
queerdesi: Courtesy: Isabel Castillo It’s going to happen — whether you like it or not, whether you support it or not.
Statue of Liberty Turns 125 →
goodmorningnews: The year was 1930. About a week earlier, the 10-year-old girl from what is now called St. Petersburg, Russia, had embarked on a transatlantic journey with her Ukrainian parents from the French port city of Cherbourg, escaping what she described as Jewish persecution at the start of Joseph Stalin’s Soviet Union. On an island near Manhattan stood the copper colossus that...
been in aus for 7 yrs now. when i first came here,...
applepine: I’m ABC btws if you get ma drift xoxo
Elena Quintana: What We Owe Immigrants
hispanictips: Quicklink: www.hispanictips.com/?p=159183 Permalink: http://www.hispanictips.com/2011/10/31/elena-quintana-what-we-owe-immigrants/ Collected from: www.huffingtonpost.com Filed Under: , Immigration, needs curation Tagged: Curation from: www.HispanicTips.com
Poll: A majority of Americans support pathway to...
hispanictips: Quicklink: www.hispanictips.com/?p=159171 Permalink: http://www.hispanictips.com/2011/10/31/poll-a-majority-of-americans-support-pathway-to-citizenship/ Collected from: univisionnews.tumblr.com Filed Under: , Immigration, needs curation, Politics Tagged: Curation from: www.HispanicTips.com
New York student set for deportation →
backscattered: 21 year-old New Yorker, Ruddy Mirabal is an undocumented student From the Dominican Republic now facing deportation. The following link tells his story and asks for help from the public.
wikipov: Poland Wants To Legalize Illegal Immigration ! http://newish.info/161414-poland-wants-to-legalize-illegal-immigration
In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, students of magic battle a boggart,...– Hot Chicks, Cold Sexists and Occupy Wall Street (via octagon-surgeon) Perfectly spot-on. (via ritheory) Fucking ridiculous. Can OWS’ organizers please address this? They explicitly said they won’t tolerate hate of any kind, including sexism. (via sanityscraps)
EXISTENTIAL ANGST GAME STRESSFUL:... →
strugglingtobeheard: South Dakota Profits When Native Kids Get Thrown Into Foster Care soydulcedeleche: A year-long NPR News investigation has found that nearly 700 Native American children in South Dakota are being removed from their homes every year. In South Dakota, Native…
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The word meant I was a ghost floating along Vancouver, Surrey, Langley, White Rock… by the Quay scaring pigeons. A clanking of chains if you listen closely, or an umbilical siphon that feeds me guilt from a mother wound. A pulsing, beating, pus of sadness, sepia kaleidoscope of faces, and things unbidden from the insula. Welcome to the ether interview, ghost seat no. 22. Are you Married? Have you...
katharinehoughtonhepburn: And now: a word from Katharine Hepburn. Clip from the 3-minute short, AMERICAN CREED (1946), in support of “The American Brotherhood of Christians and Jews.” For further information, see here. Katherine Hepburn, of Norman and English descent, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of suffragette Katharine Martha Houghton (1878–1951) [who co-founded the...
Wow, you don’t sound Asian on the phone!– Job interview (via microaggressions)
feminismisprettycool: Colbert talks about HB 56 and it’s impact on our access to BLTs. In the process, he delivers some incredibly brilliant commentary on immigration. [Thanks to amomentarydistraction for the link]
NC DREAM Team: Hey y’all- if you don’t get our... →
ncdreamteam: Hey y’all- if you don’t get our newsletter, you might have missed out on the exciting event going on today. Secretary Napolitano will be speaking at Duke University. We will be there with Javier’s sister, some Duke students and other supporters hoping that Secretary Napolitano will listen to…
B.Pope: The Blog: SPJ Says It's Time To Stop Using... →
bpopeizdope: Steve Myers of Journalisms wrote an article about the Society of Professional Jornalist’s resolution to no longer use the term “Illegal Alien”. The resolution also called upon journalists and style guide editors to reconsider the term “illegal immigrant”. The resolution was made at the…
Snapshot: Global Migration →
suffiyah: If you click the link, you’ll see the emigration and immigration changes that have happened in the last 4 years. The United States of America as well as Mexico, play the biggest role in changes. With -797,000 people leaving México and 1.2 million people coming into America.
The Queer Desi: "Women and Immigration" →
queerdesi: So to further tokenize myself (half-joking), I chose to do a “women and immigration” presentation for my Feminist Legal Theory class. That’s a rather generic topic and we left it that way while I mulled over the precise paper topic and presentation topic (they should at least complement each…
Surburban Dynamite: Thought Vomit →
suburbandynamite: I know a very sweet boy who is currently a senior in high school. He also happens to be a student whose immigration status is vague and generally not up for discussion. I know this much: despite consistently high marks in all of his classes, he will not be attending college (or, I guess if he’s…
color·blinding: Types of Fools →
darkjez: zorascreation: The White Apologist: “I’m so, so sorry for what my ancestors did to yours, man! It really breaks me down sometimes thinking about how despicable we were to you guys! Please forgive us!” The Faux-Humanist: “Stop talking about race. We’re all just human.” The…
I'm glad everyone likes our poster campaign :)
hidden-midden: saucy-sarah: There’s more: Students Teaching About Racism in Society is a Student Org at Ohio University. I’m the President, any questions… MESSAGE ME! :) Such an amazing campaign. Somehow this post lost this poster:
N’Ile: Nigerian in America. - ninuile: Deep thoughts. http://t.co/OyMGNVnB
When we say we need to move beyond Black and white, this is what a whole lot of...– Mari Matsuda (2002) ‘Beyond and Not Beyond Black & White: Deconstruction Has a Politics,’ in Culp et al., Critical Race Theory: Histories, Crossroads, Directions. p. 395 (via james-bliss) See, I don’t know if I agree with this. Because the problem with having a black/white paradigm about race...
nancypham707: Narrated by Lucy Liu, REDLIGHT is a powerful feature documentary about child sexploitation, an epidemic happening in every country around the world. Filmed over a four year period, REDLIGHT focuses on the personal stories of young Cambodian victims and two remarkable advocates for change: grass-roots activist Somaly Mam and politician Mu Sochua. Both have since been nominated...
N'Ile: Nigerian in America. →
ninuile: Today I was wondering about being an immigrant and almost losing my culture in America even though I absolutely claim to be Nigerian. It pretty much started with listening to MI’s album MI2 (which by the way is awesome), and listening to this amazing guy using pidgin, yoruba, igbo, Delta… Deep thoughts.