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Using Unreasonable Force for Speaking No English

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What was really on trial in the Sureshbhai Patel case? In early September, a jury in Huntsville, Alabama, began to hear testimony in the case of Eric Parker, a white police officer who faced federal charges for violating the civil rights of Sureshbhai Patel, a 57-year-old Indian immigrant and grandfather. On September 11th, the jury […]

Who Gets to Be American?

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Remember Sebastien De La Cruz? He’s that 11 year old Mexican American singer who performed the National Anthem to open game 3 of the NBA final in a traditional mariachi outfit. Here’s his picture. Cute kid, right? Also a great talent. But, apparently a brown kid in a Mariachi suit isn’t very cute to some […]