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Category: Human Rights

Hate Crimes, White Nationalism, and White Supremacy House Judiciary Committee Eva Patterson Equal Justice Society

I am President of the Equal Justice Society located in Oakland California.  Our mission is to transform the nation’s consciousness on race through law, social science, and the arts. . . . I come in peace. . . . Fast […]

Retelling the Story of Native American Culture at the Museum of Natural History – Who’s History? NY Times

We applaud the Museum of Natural History in New York City for creating a public dialogue about the colonization of indigenous people and retelling their stories from contact to the present. The Museum includes a 1939 exhibit about Native American […]

María del Carmen Tun Cho, mujer Guatemalteca Maya, completó el maratón de Los Ángeles por los derechos de las mujeres

María del Carmen Tun Cho, mujer Guatemalteca Maya, completó el maratón de Los Ángeles en su ropa indígena. “Lo hice por representar a las mujeres mayas de Guatemala,” comentó Doña María. “Basta ya de violencia, discriminación y violación de los derechos […]

Luisa Moreno, Guatemalan Immigrant, Labor Activist, Feminist Pioneer, Poet, before UFW, Deported by US #StanfordLatinoSummit

Luisa Moreno, born Blanca Rosa López Rodríguez in Guatemala City in 1907, moved to the US in 1928. A journalist and poet, she became a leader and organizer for immigrants, laborers, work place reform, and women’s rights. She laid the […]

LIfeguards Green Santa Monica Bay Celebrating Immigrants who Fought Bigotry Batalón de San Patricio #NoBorderWall English / Español

English / Español Lifeguards celebrate San Patricio off Santa Mónica Pier, one of the most diverse beaches in California. Salvavidas celebran San Patricio en el muelle de Santa Mónica, una de las playas más diversas en California. While the St. […]

Abolish the Death Penalty as Fundamentally Wrong Morally, Legally, Inefficient and Unnecessary Gov. Newsom NY Times Editorial

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California announced Wednesday that no executions will occur on his watch, granting temporary reprieves to all 737 inmates on the state’s death row. . . . “I do not believe that a civilized society can claim to be […]

GreenLatinos presenta demanda contra declaración discriminatoria de emergencia nacional. Sin emergencia, no hay muro.

English. GreenLatinos presentó una demanda contra la declaración de emergencia nacional discriminatoria en la corte federal el 14 de marzo de 2019. Earthjustice representa a GreenLatinos, así como a otros grupos e individuos en comunidades fronterizas. “Rechazamos la crisis nacional […]

GreenLatinos Joins Earthjustice Suit against President Trump’s Discriminatory National Emergency Declaration No Emergency, #NoBorderWall Español

Espanol. GreenLatinos filed suit against the discriminatory emergency declaration in federal court today, March 14, 2019. Earthjustice represents GreenLatinos, as well as other groups and individuals along border communities. “We reject President Trump’s manufactured national crisis that displaces border families, […]

Senate Overturns Discriminatory Declaration to Fund and Build Wall UPDATE GreenLatinos Files Suit No Emergency, #NoBorderWal

UPDATE GreenLatinos Joins Earthjustice Suit against Discriminatory Declaration The Senate on Thursday easily voted to overturn President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southwestern border, delivering a bipartisan rebuke to what lawmakers in both parties deemed executive overreach […]

Gov Gavin Newsom Halts Death Penalty in California

Gov. Gavin Newsom is suspending the death penalty in California, calling it discriminatory and immoral and granting reprieves to the 737 condemned inmates on the nation’s largest Death Row. “I do not believe that a civilized society can claim to be […]