February 24, 2011 Direct | Published by the Applied Research Center

It’s 1968 All Over Again, and King’s Fight For Unions Is Still Essential

MLK died fighting for the rights that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and a growing number of his GOP counterparts want to take away. King historian Michael Honey explains how past is present.

Also: Van Jones Calls For Massive Day of Action for Workers’ Rights

Arizona’s Hate Machine on the Move, Again

Soon it may be illegal for undocumented immigrants to go to school and drive in Arizona. Julianne Hing explains.
Also: ABC Shows Everyday Bravery in Face of Arizona’s Racial Profiling

Is This the Beginning of the End for a Multiracial Oscars?

Jorge Rivas reports on why you won’t be seeing any black Oscar winners this Sunday.

Rep. Moore Tells Anti-Choice GOP Where to Shove Black Genocide Lie
“I know a lot about having black babies. I’ve had three of them,” she explains during Pence Amendment debate.

Banksy Transforms Migrant Road Sign into DREAM Crossing
The iconic Southern California road sign was originally created by Navajo artist John Hope.

Minuteman Vigilante Shawna Forde Sentenced to Death
The anti-immigration activist was convicted last week of first-degree murder in the deaths of young Brisenia Flores and her father.

The Budget Line Neither Party’s Willing To Defend: Foreign Aid
We’re still putting our money into war, rather than peace and prosperity.

Beyonce Sports Blackface To Honor Fela Kuti
Just when we thought she couldn’t get any lighter, the singer takes a turn in the opposite direction.

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