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The Immigration Debate Goes Hollywood

— Maz
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We like a movie with a call for justice, and A Better Life is the newest on our must-watch list. This critically acclaimed film has the potential to better shape our views on immigration policy or, rather, the issues that lead to immigration into the US.

11 Ways the Federal Government Contributed to the Racial Wealth Divide

— Shannon M.
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Black History Month may have come to an end, but the fight against racial injustice is hardly over. In order to close the racial economic divide, we must first take an honest look at the policies and practices that created and perpetuate racial disparities. Here are 11 ways federal government giveaways gave an economic headstart to white people while excluding people of color.

PODCAST: "Between the Lines" on State of the Dream 2012

— Maz
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Dedrick Muhammad, Senior Director of the NAACP's Economic Department and co-author of State of the Dream 2012: The Emerging Majority, and WPKN radio's "Between the Lines" host Scott Harris discuss the alarming possibilities for the race and class divides in U.S. if social and economic trends continue for the next several decades. Muhammad shares various strategies to reduce racial disparities and urges listeners to encourage support for those solutions from their lawmakers.

PODCAST: State of the Dream 2012 on WBAI radio

— Maz
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State of the Dream 2012: The Emerging Majority co-authors Wanjiku Mwangi and Tim Sullivan have an in-depth discussion of the report with WBAI Pacifica "Talk Back!" host Hugh Hamilton on his Martin Luther King, Jr. Day broadcast and fundraising drive.

State of the Dream 2012 | Media Coverage

— Maz
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By the year 2042, will Martin Luther King's dream of racial equality be within reach? UFE's ninth annual MLK Day report, State of the Dream 2012: The Emerging Majority offers a glimpse at a future that could beone that should be of great concern to people of all races. This timely publication is being covered online, in print and in broadcast media. Click through for a sampling. The list will be updated as new coverage emerges.

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