Blacks react to massive immigration rallies

Lewis, Monica
April 2006
National Catholic Reporter;4/7/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 23, p5
The article reports on the encouragement for African Americans to look at illegal immigrants' efforts to protest proposed reforms to the immigration law as a threat to their own well-being, and as a way to unite and fight for rights of all people of color in the United States. Damon Az Ali, community organizer for the Los Angeles, California-based labor organization stressed that blacks could get involve in fighting against efforts of the government to criminalize aid programs for immigrants and other anti-immigrant laws.


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