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Trump Executive Order Cannot Hide Immoral Crisis of Criminalization of Migration

Washington – Today, Donald Trump signed an executive order that will detain families together creating internment camps. Advancement Project’s national office, a racial justice organization, released the following statement. “With Trump’s new executive order, the administration is zealously expanding Operation Streamline by prosecuting every person entering the U.S. between ports of entry, including families with children,” said Judith Browne Dianis, Executive Director of Advancement Project’s national office. “With Trump’s new executive order, the problem is about to worsen.” The order directs Attorney General Jeff Sessions to ‘promptly file’ a modification of the Flores Settlement to detain families during the pendency of the criminal…

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Responding and Resisting Against Trump’s Largest ICE Raid

Advancement Project stands with Morristown and against the Trump administration’s racial purge

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Administration Criminalizes Immigrants with Tennessee Raid

Raid in Tennessee results in administrative arrests and detainment for more than 100 immigrant workers.

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The Fire Still Burns: #WeAreTheFirefighters

To the fires that are still burning and the firefighters – advocates, policymakers, organizers – who are working tirelessly to put them out.

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The Take Back #003: Marching for Our (Black and Brown Lives)

The newsletter of resistance for people of color.

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Trump Administration Escalates Attack on Communities of Color by Adding Citizenship Question to Census

Change will lead to fear, weaker political voice and representation among communities of color Washington – Yesterday, the Trump administration announced it will add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, a move which will predictably result in undercounting communities of color. Advancement Project’s national office, a racial justice organization, issued the following statement: “Adding the citizenship question is meant to intimidate people in immigrant households,” said Judith Browne Dianis, Executive Director of Advancement Project’s national office. “It will result in an undercount that will weaken political clout and access to necessary resources in communities of color. This…

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For the Love of the Sheroes in My Life: A Short Poem on Power

I honor the incredible women in my life –both family and friends who have taught me the ABCs of being a "shero.”

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The Take Back #002 – #StillDreaming Edition

The newsletter of resistance for people of color.

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Free Your Mind, Man! Free Your Mind!

On honoring your ancestors by doing what they did for centuries-being bold and courageous enough to have a stubborn belief.

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In the Spirit of Black History Month

“I am my ancestors’ wildest dreams.”

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