Posts Tagged as ‘Arizona Immigration Law’

b-activists: Zach de la Rocha and 200 other artists Rage Against Arizona with protest vids and concerts

“The reality is that if you go to Arizona and play, it is no longer a neutral act,” said Zach de la Rocha, lead singer of Rage Against the Machine. 16 musicians have recently joined the growing number of 200 artists who refuse to perform in Arizona and pledge to De La Rocha’s Sound Strike [...]

June 30, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: AriZONA exhibits our ICED video game in response to Arizona

We have been keeping you updated on the stories of people affected by our nation’s harsh immigration laws.  We are now pleased to announce that our ICED video game on immigration is part of an exhibition following the new anti-immigrant law in Arizona. Visual artist and curator Andrea Arroyo invited New York artists from diverse [...]

June 24, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Is Nickelodeon denying Dora?

In response to Arizona’s SB1070 law, digitally doctored mugshots of Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer circulate the internet.

May 26, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

because we found it: First Lady Michelle Obama answers a child’s question on immigration

First Lady Michelle Obama is confronted by a second grader about the likelihood of her mother’s deportation because of the United States’ unfair immigration laws.

May 20, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

because we found it: This summer and fall, watch and discuss movies about immigration

This summer and fall in NYC, check out the Indocumentales/Indocumentaries film series about immigration and US/Mexico relations.

May 13, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Public Enemy’s Chuck D speaks out against SB1070 on new track

Public Enemy’s Chuck D speaks out against controversial Arizona immigration law in an updated version of “By The Time I Get To Arizona.”

May 6, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Governor Paterson of New York sets an example for other states on immigration reform

Governor Paterson of New York raises hope across the country with new, more flexible policies for legal immigrants.

May 5, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: If you’re from Arizona are you defending your state?

Most of the media against the bill has taken to harsh criticism about Arizona including President Obama calling the law misguided. But Meghan McCain took to the blogs to defend her home state even though she disagrees with the decision. In a blog written in The Daily Beast, she called for the media to be [...]

April 27, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Arizonians against racist Arizona immigration law

The federal government hasn’t done enough to advance immigration reform, and now Arizona has responded with legal state discrimination. While the battle over the bill rages on, we’d like to say kudos to those in Arizona who are standing up for the rights of immigrants and right on the frontlines. Jesus Serrano, owner of a [...]

April 26, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

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