April 24, 2008 -
Over the last few years, a quiet but powerful alliance in Mississippi of African-American lawmakers, immigrant rights advocates and labor unions had successfully defeated a series of punitive bills aimed at the state's fast-growing Latino and new immigrant population.
April 10, 2008 -
We here at the Institute for Southern Studies are among the co-sponsors of a discussion series on immigration taking place in Chapel Hill, N.C. This Sunday brings the series' second session, focusing on economics and immigration.
February 20, 2008 -
Fidel Castro, Cuba's long-sitting head of state, has stepped down. But despite new calls to end the punitive U.S. embargo against the country -- which nearly every U.N. member nation condemns -- U.S.