Sept. 2

                
  • Spike Lees When the Levees Broke

    Spike Lees When the Levees Broke

    September 1, 2006 By Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most poignant interviews in Spike Lee’s Hurricane Katrina documentary “When the Levees Broke” is given by a man who lost his mother in the aftermath of the storm, the...

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  • Quinceaera accents humanity in L.A. barrio

    Quinceaera accents humanity in L.A. barrio

    September 1, 2006

    MovieREVIEWQuinceañera Directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland R, 90 min., 2006 In a scene halfway into “Quinceañera,” a film directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, Carlos (Jesse Garcia), an 18-or-so-year-old Mexican American troubled youth,...

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  • New York band plays freedom songs

    New York band plays freedom songs

    September 1, 2006 By Matt Murtagh

    NEW YORK — It’s not too often that a band like Seanchai and the Unity Squad comes along. The group combines a diverse mix of punk, rock, reggae, hip-hop and Irish influences with overtly political, in-your-face...

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  • Ramifications of the Lebanon cease-fire  a Palestinian view

    Ramifications of the Lebanon cease-fire a Palestinian view

    September 1, 2006

    The end of the war in Lebanon will have a very strong effect on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. This effect goes over and beyond the general and always correct observation that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the continuing...

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  • A reality-based strategy for immigrant rights

    A reality-based strategy for immigrant rights

    September 1, 2006

    The immigrant rights movement is stronger than ever. The huge mass mobilizations to stop the harshly anti-immigrant HR 4437 won new allies for the immigrants and changed public perceptions in their favor. Though the Senate immigration...

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