Certain moments in our nation's history have consistently opened the door for the least civil voices to enact evil through civil policy: think the institution of race-based U.S. slavery, the Indian removals, Jim Crow laws, legalized segregation, the federal protection of lynching mobs, and, don't forget, the Japanese internment camps, among others.
Echoes of Arizona: Illinois Congressional Candidate Stopped and Searched for Driving-While-Looking-Latino
Early Saturday evening, three friends and I headed out to Chicago for dinner at a favorite restaurant in our old neighborhood (Pilsen).
When I was in second grade handball was all the rage. We played it with big red rubber balls against backboards on the playground.
My college girlfriends and I had considered Arizona as a spot for a 40th b-day bash, but I'm not sure we'd pass muster. We've all been questioned before.
Why do you always forget us? Why do you forsake us so long?
The law signed today by Arizona Gov. Brewer is a social and racial sin, and should be denounced as such by people of faith and conscience across the nation.
Esteemed Governor Brewer: