Politics

Withdraw Citizenship Question from 2020 Census

Withdraw Citizenship Question from 2020 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking public comments on its 2020 Census plan, which includes a citizenship question on the census form all households must answer.  Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross directed the bureau to add the untested question in March, after...
Appeal to Aunties: Help End Family Detention

Appeal to Aunties: Help End Family Detention

Auntie, I feel like I grew up with you. When I pass you in the street or see you in the spice store, I feel like you’re one of the people who saw me grow up, kept my welfare close to your heart, and had an unspoken authority in my community. I grew up in one of the...
Save 2020 Census

Save 2020 Census

By Mark Hedin, Ethnic Media Services.  The best response to White House efforts to disenfranchise ethnic communities is for them to stand up and be counted in the upcoming 2020 census, a wide spectrum of experts and civil rights advocates agrees. It’s a simple...