Support Monday’s Oral Arguments in Suit Against Trump Ban on Asylum Seekers

Vince Warren, Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, shared with us today that there will be oral arguments in San Francisco on Monday,  November 19, at 9:30 am in East Bay Sanctuary Covenant v. Trump, CCR’s federal lawsuit challenging the new Trump proclamation, which bars people seeking asylum at the U.S. southern border if they attempt to enter outside a port […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 53

Man yells ‘Heil Hitler!’ during a performance of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’. CNN Georgia legislator, arrested at work, says she was ‘singled out as a Black female senator’. HuffPost People of color and low-income residents most vulnerable to wildfire impacts. KQED White women saunter around in hoodies to prove Tennessee mall’s policy targets Black people. […]
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This Week in White Supremacy: Week 52

Trump repeatedly claims not to understand certain accents. The Atlantic In 2018 midterms, candidates and campaign ads embraced racist rhetoric. USA Today Trump calls Black reporter’s question on racism ‘racist’. Miami Herald Racial violence exists on a continuum. Trump’s use of racially violent language enables racially violent acts. Slate Wisconsin conservative admits he’d shoot his […]
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1st Anniversary of This Week in White Supremacy: Election Edition

TRUMP UBER ALLES When Donald Trump glided down the escalator in Trump Tower spewing vile hate on Mexican-Americans, we knew something had shifted in our political discourse.  When he targeted Muslims for exclusion from our shores, we knew the bigotry – that I thought was on the decline in the USA – had come roaring […]
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EJS’s Chris Bridges Featured in Talkback after Irma Herrera’s ‘Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name?’

When Irma Herrera gives her name its correct Spanish pronunciation, some people assume she’s a foreigner. She’s not. Irma proudly claims her Tejano roots and her Mexican and American identity as well as her native languages: Spanish and English. Irma worked three decades as a San Francisco civil rights lawyer and journalist. Her solo play […]
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