The Black Lives Matter Movement is causing everyone, especially in corporations, organizations, and universities, to suddenly wake up and take stock of the “unconscious bias” within.
For in 2020, we still have to plead our own cause––as Black people, as people of color, as immigrants––because the system has been so stacked against us for so long.
This week, we wrap up our focus on the immigrants who have died in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (U.S. ICE) custody detention centers since Donald Trump took office.
This week, we continue with our focus on the immigrants who have died in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (U.S. ICE) custody detention centers since Donald Trump took office.
As protests rage across the land over the blatant brutality daily by cops against people of color, primarily Blacks and immigrants, many immigrants in detention facilities are also dying under this xenophobic administration
Like many, it was horrifying for me to watch another Black man, George Floyd, have the life squeezed out of his body––literally––by a member of America’s Finest. And during a pandemic no less!
Calling all immigrants. If you are looking for something to laugh at in this dreary time, read this headline from WorkPermit.com: “US Citizenship and Immigration Services on brink of collapse.”
More Americans have died from COVID-19 than in 6 wars and 9/11, but Trump is still coming after immigrants
As of Friday, May 15, 2020, the death toll of Americans who have now died from COVID-19 was 87,302.
Back in 1954, my favorite Guyanese poet, and later my creative writing lecturer, Martin Carter, published “Poems of Resistance,” that included the poem that later became famous: “This Is The Dark Time, My Love.”
It is hard to believe that in the current coronavirus crisis, where immigrant workers are expected to keep working on farms and at meat packing plants and DREAMERS are on the frontlines of the war against the virus, that the ...
“Smoke and mirrors” is defined by the Cambridge Dictionary as “Something that is intended to make you believe that something is being done or is true, when it is not.”
This past week, some Americans began receiving the small but welcome $1,200 personal “bailout” from the U.S. government as they battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
On the strangest Good Friday in my lifetime, with no actual church to attend, I felt moved by the spirit to listen to Bob Marley’s “War” again, after the lyrics popped into my head.
Census Day 2020 came and went this year without a lot of fanfare as it was upstaged by the dreaded new coronavirus that is spreading death and mayhem across the U.S. and the globe.
This past week was very hard as I grappled to cope with the new COVID-19 reality.