A month before Jeremy Christian stabbed two Portland men to death after harassing two women of color on a train, he had draped himself in an American flag at a “free speech” rally. Christian, who had brought a baseball bat to smash left-wing protesters, shouted racial slurs and gave the Nazi salute throughout the day.
Thirteen-year-old Yizel Contraras Torres was born in Alabama but now lives in Southern Mississippi. When you hear her speak with her Southern accent, you’d never imagine she doesn’t fit in.
Ruth Guzman is expecting her fourth child, a girl. Cristina Tzintzún is expecting her first, a boy. Both women live in Austin, Texas, both are excited about their pregnancies, and both are fearful that their families will be torn apart by the Trump administration’s escalation of raids, detentions, and deportations.
Seven-hundred workers walked out of the Momentive chemical plant in upstate New York one week before Donald Trump was elected president.
From leading protests at the Los Angeles airport to helping local Muslims navigate the new administration’s policies, Hussam Ayloush and Ameena Mirza Qazi have been busy. They are the executive director of CAIR’s Los Angeles chapter and executive director of the National Lawyers Guild, respectively. The Council on…