"We now live in a surveillance society," civil liberties attorney Chip Pitts charged, "and the dangerous thing is that [it is being] taken for granted, like water is for fish."
Now is Pete Seeger's 92nd birthday. Happy birthday Pete!
Criminalizing undocumented immigrants might make good politics, especially for Republicans supported by the tea party movement, but it would cripple the state's economy.
Besides Nazi symbols the workers also say a vehicle displaying confederate flags has consistently been seen parked on the property near the warehouse entrance.
Despite the GOP's nationwide push for anti-immigrant laws, Black Democratic lawmakers are denouncing such measures and say their communities support the struggle for immigrant rights.
Rep. Luis Gutierrez led a 1,000-strong rally here Monday, spurred by an incident in which Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in SUVs surrounded an elementary school.
Civil rights groups have launched a final effort to prevent the state of Georgia from executing death row inmate Troy Davis.
Like a scene from a bad movie, agents from the Detroit Immigration and Customs Enforcement office, driving six large tinted-glass SUVs, surrounded an elementary school here March 31.
In over a thousand U.S. cities, unionists, civil rights and community activists gathered April 4, honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., assassinated 43 years earlier.
Leaders in labor, faith, civil and immigrant rights groups held a March 29 teleconference to announce coordinated actions nationwide on April 4 to commemorate the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr and stand in solidarity with public workers.