Posts Tagged ‘trump’

BREAKING: Washington Residents Use Trump Rally to Remember Native American Land

May 7th, 2016

WATCH LIVE HERE Over Dozen white, Latinx, and Native American Residents Are Risking Arrest Blocking Traffic to two Main roads in Lynden, Washington with “Make Lynden Coast Salish Again” Banner. Lynden, WA – Over dozen residents of Whatcom and King Counties are blocking two main streets leading to the rally of Republican Presidential candidate Donald […]

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Holiday Inn: Don’t Be a Host For Hate.

March 28th, 2016

As a hotel chain that insists it “doesn’t tolerate racial discrimination” in its own practices, Holiday Inn should not provide its facilities to the Trump Campaign.

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Jacinta Gonzalez on Democracy Now: Arrested for Protesting The Trump Effect

March 22nd, 2016

On Saturday, March 19th, Mijente’s field director, Jacinta Gonzalez, was arrested during the #StopTrump protest that blocked roads leading to his rally in the neighborhood that is home to Sheriff Arpaio and other anti-immigrant officials.

Watch her interview on Democracy Now where she discusses the Trump effect on state policy, her arrest, and the subsequent racial profiling that led to her transfer to immigration authorities despite being a US citizen.

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Trump Protester Transferred to Immigration Authorities in Arizona

March 20th, 2016

“As I was trying to defend my rights inside, I saw the faces of two children in one of the holding cell. We’re going to continue to fight, to say #Not1More, and Dump Trump.”

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Statement from AZ Trump Protesters

March 19th, 2016

The greatest act of love we can show is to shut down hate where it rears its head and demand that we do better than the cheap politics and false solutions that Trump is peddling.

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5 Electoral and Legislative Fights for Woke Latinxs to Watch this Spring (and their Hashtags)

March 15th, 2016

When it comes to legislative and electoral politics, the result has been a new round of policy changes and electoral campaigns in 2016 proposing to make our communities unwelcoming to refugees, erase local protections for immigrants from raids and deportation, increase criminalization of immigration, and hyper-target non-citizens who have any encounter with law enforcement and can be labeled as “felons not families,” as President Obama so eloquently put it.

For your information and general planning this Spring, here is a list of the top 5 electoral and legislative fights to watch:

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Trump is a Standards and Safety Issue at UIC Says Undocumented Student

March 6th, 2016

It’s become clear that his rallies are not just political events but mobilizing moments for active hate groups to amass.

I, and other students who are at the receiving end of his maniacal statements, are in direct danger.

We already face systemic violence but we’re increasingly becoming targets of attack by his followers on and off Trump’s campaign trail.

Within the last week, a young black woman was pushed and shoved by Trump supporters who yelled racial slurs at her at a rally in Kentucky. While in Michigan, Trump gave his supporters permission to be violent with protestors, saying that he would defend them in court.

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