Tag: racisim

In Act of Racism, Trump Goes After the Dreamers with DACA Repeal

White House Phases Out Protection For 8,000 Undocumented Youth In Connecticut By Russel Blair, Hartford Courant The White House Tuesday announced the end of an Obama-era immigration program that protects some 8,000 undocumented youth in Connecticut from deportation and allows…

Racism from the Right and Trump Fosters Violence — Condemned in CT

Residents, Officials Respond To Virginia Unrest Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. (Jessica Hill / AP) —Bill Leukhardt Contact Reporter — Hartford Courant — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other political leaders condemned the deadly attack Saturday on counterprotestors at “Unite The Right” white nationalist…

Don’t Dilute Integration Goals

Letters in Hartford Courant Consequences Of Segregation  Governor Dannel P. Malloy‘s suggestion that the plaintiffs in the landmark Sheff decision appear “as if we’re going out of our way to deprive kids from Hartford of a good education” by resisting…

How Long Will It Take For CT To Dream– Now Is The Time

Dreamers Continue Advocacy Effort by Jack Kramer, CTNewsJunkie HARTFORD, CT — Trying to pass legislation to give immigrant students access to financial aid at Connecticut’s public colleges and universities has always been a toss-up issue, and the recent arrest of…

Strong Criticism Over Bridgeport Police Shooting

Lawmakers, ACLU, critical of Bridgeport police in shooting By Ken Dixon  Tuesday, May 16, 2017, Bridgeport Post   Photo: Contributed Photo / Contributed Photo HARTFORD — There are too many troubling questions lingering after the shooting last week of 15-year-old…

Abolitionist’s Hartford Visit Important Symbol

By DAMARIS WHITTAKER and STEVE THORNTON Symbols have a power that can be used for good or evil. Some shame us and leave a stain on our collective conscience. The best symbols help us remember our past and nurture us…

Communities of Color get Zapped by Climate Change

Climate Change Particularly Affects Communities of Color Judith Howell of the SEIU talks about how communities of color are particularly affected by climate change DATE: 2017-05-06 | LENGTH: 03:09 Go to Real News Network