Is a New Civil Rights Movement Emerging?

Johnson, Kevin
May 2006
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;5/4/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p33
This article focuses on the mass demonstrations on the issue of immigration that occurred in the U.S. The immigrants' rights marches represented true grass roots activism, organically generated by a loosely knit group of activists assisted by Spanish language radio stations. All minorities want wage and labor protections in the work place, safe and affordable housing, equal access to education and fair treatment by the government.


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