Senate passes sweeping immigration bill

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The Senate passes a sweeping immigration reform bill, but House Republicans call it a nonstarter.

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Is Interracial Marriage Still Scandalous? – Room for Debate

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It’s been legal nationwide for 46 years, and it’s increasingly common. But does that mean that we have achieved a colorblind society?

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HB 2281: Arizona’s law to ban ethnic studies | Abagond

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HB 2281 (2010- ), also known as A.R.S. §15–112, is a law in the American state of Arizona that bans ethnic studies

“Extremely important fact: Half of Latinos drop out of high school.

Closing the achievement gap: John Pedicone, the head of the Tucson school district, said that Latino students in MAS scored higher on state tests, were twice as likely to graduate high school and three times more likely to go to university.

MAS teaches history through a Chicano lens. Instead of going back to the Greeks like Eurocentric history, it goes back to the Mayans. Chicanos (Mexican Americans) did not come from England on the Mayflower: their roots in North America and even in Arizona go back thousands of years. White American rule is just the latest chapter, not The Natural Order of the Universe.”

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Suspect » nathangibbs.com

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On October 4th, 2001, I was reported to the FBI as a Middle-Eastern man taking pictures of bridges in Albany, New York. Suspect (2002) juxtaposes the source footage I was shooting when reported, framed by FBI warnings and a pseudo-official “FBI TV” logo, with legislation that describes this type of footage as illegal to possess or distribute.
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End Race!

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