Late last week, Facebook announced that it would do more to ban hate speech in its ads, after a boycott led by Color of Change was the catalyst that led 100 other brands to pull their advertising from the platform.  Facebook had come under fire for refusing to censor or moderate content like Donald Trump’s… Continue »

A recording of the call is available here   Earlier today, Black immigrant leaders and experts gathered on a press call to speak on the Black immigrant experience and focus in specifically on their exposure to continued unjust detention of Black immigrants across the country. Facing a public health pandemic that disproportionately impacts Black communities… Continue »

Trump Autographs Border Wall As Pandemic Rages, Economy Collapses, and Racial Justice Movement Marches   Take a look at this image from President Trump’s visit to the border wall in Arizona yesterday. Like any photograph, the power of the image is derived from the moment it captures. The photo captures Trump signing the border wall… Continue »

Donald J. Trump did not have a good weekend. On the one hand, his attempt to cancel DACA backfired. On the other, he and his Attorney General, Bill Barr, stayed exactly as they are, two liars, in their plan to dismiss, five months before the elections, the federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New… Continue »

Five Years Ago Trump Descended his Escalator to Inflame Racial Tensions; Since Then, He’s Never Stopped Five years ago – on June 16, 2015 – Donald Trump descended the golden escalator at Trump Tower and kicked off his presidential campaign by slandering Mexicans as “rapists” and “criminals.” Since then, the long descent has never stopped.… Continue »

From Day One, the Trump Administration has led a failed immigration strategy driven by their deeply held xenophobic ideology and cynical political ambitions, not guided by the best interests of Americans, our families or our economy. The result — a financial crisis at USCIS that will harm thousands of federal workers in the middle of… Continue »

By Maribel Hastings and David Torres Only in the twisted era of the Donald Trump presidency would they charge the architect of the most racist and anti-immigrant policies of this administration, advisor Stephen Miller, with writing a speech on race relations, right in the middle of this painful moment our nation is experiencing. The very… Continue »

*(Unless, of course, it is about white racial unity) In response to reports that President Trump is considering a speech to the nation on race and unity and that advisor Stephen Miller is drafting the speech, we offer the following reminders why Stephen Miller is singularly unfit to write such an address. Even if it’s… Continue »

Politico reports: President Donald Trump and his top aides are planning to rev up their campaign machine in the coming days with an aggressive focus on voters’ perceived fears about crime, China and immigration — invoking parts of their successful 2016 strategy as they try to regain ground lost in recent months. Without question, Trump’s… Continue »

Statement by Frank Sharry   Rep. Steve King lost his Republican primary for reelection to the House from Iowa’s 4th District last night. While he will not return to Congress in January, his legacy of racism, ultra-nationalism and xenophobia is now the central organizing principle of the Republican Party nationwide and the message of most… Continue »