NAFTA and corporate lawyers, SB1070 Supporters, anti-ethnic studies activists and developers are threatening Tucson's birthplace - the original Chuk Shon - which is the land and communities on the Santa Cruz River at the base of Sentinel Peak.
Major League Baseball’s place in the history of the battle for equality and civil rights is an embarrassment. Black ballplayers were banned from the major leagues for over 75 years until 1947 when Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier.
Chanting “Move the game, Move the game!”, 100 immigrants and supporters confronted a meeting of Major League Baseball (MLB) team owners and Commissioner Bud Selig at a ritzy Minneapolis hotel on August 11, 2010.
Tensions build as July 29 nears – the date set for the racist law SB1070 to go into effect. Under this law police officers will have the power to demand immigration papers from any person who they stop.
One June 14, about 30 immigrants and immigrant rights supporters picketed outside of Jimmy Johns sandwich shop at Block E in downtown Minneapolis. Jimmy Johns is one of the companies targeted in the national boycott against Arizona in response to SB1070, the racist anti-immigrant law Arizona passed in April.