Your daily dose of civil rights and related news (abbreviated and late due to work, alas)
CNN has now picked up the story of the racist Mexican cartoon character I posted on in yesterday's roundup.
An atheist solider is suing the military, alleging discrimination.
A Louisiana judge has overturned the conviction of Albert Woodfox, an ex-Black Panther and one of the "Angola three", who was held in solitary confinement for thirty years.
Can a diversity advocate serve two masters? A Loudoun County advocate tasked with outreach to the minority community has been ousted, despite rave reviews and strident support from the minority community. The county itself, however, apparently did not like her performance (hints in the article point to her being too aggressive).
ICE is reporting that tougher enforcement against employers who hire undocumented/illegal immigrants is coming up.
Illegal/undocumented college students face anxiety about their future. Following up on a theme, I'm not all that keen on deporting B+-average UCLA grads.
Buried in this piece on that same issue comes a shocking policy out of Virginia: apparently, state universities are allowed to decide "on a case-by-case basis" whether U.S.-born child of illegal immigrants (also known as U.S. citizens) should be allowed in-state tuition.
Girl Detective at Feministe has a post up that I'm thrilled to see: This is What Anti-Semitism Looks Like.