Carlos Santana had some strong words last week for the people of Atlanta, Georgia, and Arizona. Speaking at an impromptu news conference while receiving the Beacon of Change Award before May 15's Braves/Phillies match, the annual Civil Rights Game, Santana said:Via AP: "The people of Arizo ... More >>
Strikebreakers, rockers, or both?
Los Lobos was never officially part of the Sound Strike, the musicians' boycott of Arizona over Senate Bill 1070, Sand Land's notorious breathing-while-brown law. But when the old-school Chicano rock band announced the cancellation of a gig at&n ... More >>
HumaneBorders.orgU.S. Fish and Wildlife says it will allow more water stations on BANWR like this oneIn somewhat of a concession to humanitarians leaving water out in the desert for thirsty migrants, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that it will allow more water stations on the 118,0 ... More >>
Humanitarian Mike Wilson, who'll be in Scottsdale Tuesday and Thursday discussing the film Crossing ArizonaAs my recent cover story "Blood's Thicker Than Water" dealt, in part, with activist Mike Wilson's efforts to leave water on the Tohono O'odham Nation for migrants crossing over, I attempted mig ... More >>
from 7 Soles
Men, women, and children brave the sun and the various evils of human smuggling in 7 SolesPedro Ultreras' stark, uncompromising film 7 Soles (7 Suns) may be the most timely film out now. The movie depicts a band of Mexican migrants enduring a living nightmare to cross the Sono ... More >>
Time to get pissed by this clown, and to march...
Looks like February will be going out like a lion, with a massive anti-Joe protest scheduled for the 28th demanding the termination of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's 287(g) agreement. Some 70 activist groups will march by the Arizona ICE office, the Well ... More >>