Racism

  • SOMEONE MUST DO SOMETHING ABOUT THAT RACISM!

    During a conversation about the American racist society which has been encouraged by President Donald Trump and his colleagues, Dr. Ramon J. Martinez, Ph.D., told me that Blanca Alvarado, retired elected official (32 years as SJ City Council member plus member of Board of Supervisors, County of Santa Clara),...
  • No-match letters: Hundreds of immigrants lose jobs under pressure from Trump

    Phoenix – Hundreds of immigrant laborers nationwide who can’t prove they are in the United States legally are being forced to quit their jobs after their employers receive what are known as no-match letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA). No-match letters are sent out when the SSA detects...
  • Hate Crimes in California Spike: Jews, Gays and Blacks Attacked the Most

    Estephany Haro El Observador The number of hate crimes reported in California continue to increase. In 2016, 11.2% was the total reported number of hate crimes. Blacks, Jews, Latinos and gay men are the most targeted, according to state Justice Department officials. The report was released by Attorney General...
  • People protest from Cleveland from Philly

    People’s Caravan Fights Racism From Cleveland to Philly

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Dozens of advocates for racial justice and peace arrived in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention this weekend, making the trek together after protesting at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The Grassroots Global Justice Alliance organized the event, dubbing it...
  • Racial Profiling Board Meets for First Time

    Suzanne Potter California News Service LOS ANGELES – In a week where news of police shootings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota has filled the airwaves, California is taking concrete steps to fight racial profiling – with the first meeting of the new Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory...
  • RACISM…MORE THOUGHTS & ANALYSIS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR This edition of EO is focused upon “RACISM” practiced by individuals in our community, its economy, and society. Racism needs to be openly discussed, evaluated and several racist traditional practices need to be exposed with candor. RACISM is an ideology held by many individuals who...
  • Racism Encounters I Have Experienced

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR RACISM, as such, will never be eliminated. The best we can hope for is to create a social environment in which it is minimized and rendered harmless. But, racism, by its very nature is harmful, based upon ignorance, fear and a need to ‘feel superior’...

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