Cross-Post: The Coming Battle Down South: Latino Voters vs. Anti-Immigrant Lawmakers

Originally posted on Colorlines on March 7, 2012. Georgia found a way to top its own anti-immigrant lawmaking record this week when the state Senate voted on Monday to ban undocumented immigrant students from all public colleges in the state. If … Continued

Mark Krikorian Bemoans “Ethnic” Leadership at GALEO

So another new year is upon us, and it’s a time associated with turning over a new leaf—resolutions, pacts and promises to ourselves, general improvements that we’d like to make in our lives. Less often is it a time that … Continued

GOOD NEWS FRIDAY: Mayor Paul Bridges Stands Against the Anti-Immigrant Movement

Uvalda, GA, is a town of only 530 people, mostly white, that’s tucked away in southeastern Georgia.  The small town relies almost completely on farming, boasting a tight-knit, faith-based sense of community, which is nothing unusual. However, a good deal … Continued