Skip to comments.May Day protests show weak immigration movement
Posted on 05/02/2012 4:59:03 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
ATLANTA While a black preacher told 100 immigration protesters that incarcerated blacks and detained immigrants faced similar challenges, Jesse Morgan stood to one side of the May Day demonstrators, holding a large sign that read "Radical Queers Resist."
Although the rally was geared toward illegal immigrants, the 24-year-old Georgia State sociology major said gays can relate, too, because they often face discrimination.
"And besides," he said. "There are queers who are undocumented."
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So now is it okay to say “Queer Illegal Aliens”?
Different story in jails there...PHOENIX (Reuters) - A hard-line Arizona sheriff under federal investigation for alleged racial profiling of Hispanics placed parts of a Phoenix jail on indefinite lockdown on Tuesday over what he said were rising racial tensions between Latino and black detainees.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said tensions at the jail’s maximum security unit rose after the Mexican Mafia prison gang urged Hispanic inmates to refuse to be housed with black prisoners, and encouraged fights between them.
Arpaio, who famously makes jail inmates wear pink underwear, took the decision to put the unit on lockdown to protect staff and prisoners after a fight involving 25 Hispanic and black inmates broke out on Monday, his office said. No serious injuries were reported.