Hundreds Stand United Against Arpaio

February 16, 2009 by Guest Blogger · Comment
Filed under: Culture 

By Dan Weiss (Verbal Kent)

On February 4th Sheriff Joe Arpaio paraded hundreds of immigrants into their own personal Tent City surrounded by electric fences. Campaign for a United America asked me to help put on an event in Phoenix that would take place days later; a response to the Maricopa County terrorist’s, I mean sheriff’s, latest act of bigotry. I packed up and headed to Arizona to be a part of a new chapter in Hip-Hop history. “Stop The Circus”, a Hip-Hop event featuring local and national acts from Chicago, New York, and Detroit took place just days after I arrived. Read more

Stop the Circus: Hip-Hop Against Arpaio

February 8, 2009 by Jill Garvey · 1 Comment
Filed under: American Identity, Culture, Immigration 

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Are African Americans Missing the Point on Immigration?

August 6, 2008 by Eric Ward · 6 Comments
Filed under: American Identity, Immigration, Politics 

I don’t know about you, but one of the ways that a movie can become one of my all time favorites is by having a great line. The Usual Suspects is one of those movies. Most people like the film because of its incredible acting and one of the best plot twists of all time. I’m not one of those people; I love the film because of one simple line. That point in the film where Kevin Spacey who plays the role of Verbal Kent, who is read more