Ground Zero

On Anniversary of September 11, Community Solidarity Becomes Increasingly Important

Today marks the twelfth anniversary of the tragic September 11 terrorist attacks that claimed thousands of lives and directly affected thousands more. It is a somber day filled with reverence for those that were lost and reflection for the families, … Continued

Immigration

STORM WARNING: A Special Account of Anti-Immigrant Violence

by Diane C. Today, the Center for New Community, a national civil rights organization, released a powerful account of anti-immigrant violence in America. The report titled “Storm Warning” is an intense and sweeping narrative centered on the anti-immigrant activity of … Continued

Politics

American Values Go Up in Religiously Intolerant Flames

The Manhattan mosque controversy heard ‘round the world was only the tip of the iceberg when it came to unveiling America’s widespread Islamophobia. The scrutiny and public backlash to the planned Muslim cultural center, Cordoba House, was horrific in and … Continued

Politics

March Today in Phoenix, Arizona

As you are reading this blog, close to 10,000 people are taking to the streets in Phoenix, Arizona in a show of solidarity against the oppressive authority of Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. Over the past … Continued