A community radio station in Austin recently featured an interview with Josefina Castillo and Judith Rosenberg regarding Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera (Austin So Close to the Border). ATCF will become an independent organization on September 30, 2010.
Sheri Parks joins Marc Steiner on The Marc Steiner Show to talk about her new book Fierce Angels: The Strong Black Woman in American Life and Culture. In the book she takes on the history of the idea of the “strong black woman” and looks at what it means for contemporary women. She is Associate Professor and Co-Director of Graduate Studies in the American Studies department at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Eyes Wide Open, the American Friends Service Committee's widely-accalimed exhibition on the human cost of the Iraq War, features a pair of boots honoring each U.S. military casualty and a field of shoes to memoralize the Iraqis killed in the conflict. Eyes Wide Open has toured to over 100 cities across the U.S. and has been visited by hundreds of thousands of people.
Rules governing immigrant detention centers are often arbitrary and punish families, communities as well as immigrants. Amy Gottlieb briefs reporters on Locked Up but Not Forgotten report, April 29, 2010.
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