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Arizona Boycott

Arizona All Star Game: Boycott or Knock It Out of the Park? Interview with Carlos Muñoz

Jeff Biggers | Posted 09.04.2011 | Sports
Jeff Biggers

Would baseball legend Roberto Clemente have played in next week's Major League All Star baseball game or joined a boycott in protest of Arizona's controversial SB 1070 "papers please" law?

Did Arizona Really Win at the Supreme Court?

Bill Ong Hing | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics
Bill Ong Hing

Last week, the Supreme Court upheld Arizona's "Legal Workers Arizona Act" (LAWA) enabling the state to revoke the business licenses of employers who hire undocumented workers. But is this really a win for the state?

What's Good for Jan Brewer and Russell Pearce Is Bad for Arizona

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

What's Good for Jan Brewer and Russell Pearce Is Bad for Arizona Shameless demagoguery on the issue of immigration was part of the arsenal that Arizo...

Why the Boycott of Arizona Continues

Zack de la Rocha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zack de la Rocha

Attacks on migrants in Arizona didn't start with SB 1070 and won't end with the partial injunction granted to the Obama administration. The Arizona boycott is about more than SB 1070.

Latino Youths Have Their Say on Arizona and SB1070

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Janet Murguía

NCLR researchers spoke with the Hispanic teenagers -- most of whom are college students and second-generation Americans from across the nation -- at its youth leadership convening, the Líderes Summit.

287(g): It's Broken. Don't Fix It, Get Rid of It.

Eric Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Rodriguez

Compelling evidence shows that the same poorly conceived and badly implemented enforcement strategies that have led to national outrage around Arizona...

SEIU Arizona Boycott: Labor Group Will Avoid State After Immigration Law

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Service Employees International Union -- one of the country's largest -- is boycotting Arizona in response to the state's controversial new immigr...

Playing While Brown

Karen Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Russell

Happy that the Major League Baseball Player's Association condemned Arizona's misguided, mean-spirited new immigration law. Racial profiling is impor...

Protest At Wrigley Field Over Arizona Immigration Law (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A protest outside the Chicago Cubs and Arizona Diamondbacks game at Wrigley Field Thursday drew an estimated 100 protesters--and led to one fan tearin...

Do I Look "Illegal"? -- Latino Nationwide Movement Building

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Axel W. Caballero

Arizona's immigration law is creating a wave of Latino social network activism. Following the signing of S.B. 1070, one of the most anti-immigrant laws in the country, Latinos have chosen to mobilize online in numbers rarely seen before.

Diamondbacks Won't Get A Warm Welcome In Chicago, Protest At Wrigley Field Over SB 1070

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The outrage over Arizona's new immigration law has led to demonstrations and boycotts throughout the country, and today those opposed to the law will ...

AUDIO: GOP Frontrunner For Governor Says He'd Like to Bring AZ Immigration Laws To Colorado

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Scott McInnis, the favorite to win the GOP nomination for Governor of Colorado, dropped a bombshell Wednesday morning on Peter Boyles's radio show whe...

Coloradans Set To Protest Arizona Diamondbacks In Wake Of New Immigration Laws

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Arizona Diamondbacks should expect a rude greeting when they arrive at Coors Field to play the Rockies in Denver Wednesday. That's because local ...

Blanket Boycotts Won't Achieve Social Justice

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

As tempting as grandstanding can be, thoughtful research, careful calibration, and respectful dialog are more effective tools to achieve a repeal of the Arizona law and enactment of national immigration reform.

California Mulls Arizona Boycott Over Immigration Law

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The leader of the California Senate said Tuesday that the state should consider boycotting businesses from Arizona in protest of a new law there that ...

LA's Arizona Boycott Makes Exception For Red-Light Camera Operator

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In a sign that the City Council might not have totally thought through the implications of it's Arizona boycott over the state's controversial immigra...

Move the Game: Baseball Must Say No to Racism

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Deepak Bhargava

I was born in India, but grew up in the Bronx and am about as ferocious a Yankees fan as you'll find (please do keep reading even if you aren't!). Wh...

A Whiter Shade of Pale: Arizona and State Sponsored Bigotry

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

Brewer and other Arizona Republicans have chosen power over principle. That is why once again, Arizona is the poster child for the high cost paid when a state defines the world by a single color.

An Alternative To Boycotting In Light Of Arizona's Immigration Law

Stephen Montemayor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Montemayor

In light of Arizona's immigration bill, several musicians converged last month in boycotting the state for future performances. Yet, at the same time, other artists have taken a different -- albeit no less inspired -- approach.

Indiana College Town Boycotts Arizona

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The town of Bloomington, Indiana has announced it will boycott Arizona because of their illegal immigration policy. Bloomington, home to Indiana U...

Chicago Aldermen Compare Arizona Immigration Law To Nazi Germany, Vietnam War

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Arizona's controversial new(ish) immigration law has prompted protests, boycotts and even copycat bills throughout the country. And this week during a...

Will Arizona Principal Cave to Bigots Who Demand a White Mural?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The mural controversy is more than a local small city flap. If school Principal Lane buckles to the bigots' demands and reworks the mural he'll confirm the worst of the worst about Arizona, and himself. It's his choice.

No Repeal in Arizona, No World Cup

Bruce Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bruce Fein

What's galling about Arizona's prominent placement in the US bid to host the 2018 World Cup is that soccer's popularity is at its zenith in the Spanish-speaking world.

Cook County Boycotts Arizona, Then Hires Arizona Firm

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County, Chicago's home and the second-most populous county in the United States, took a bold stand on Tuesday. By a 10-6 vote, the county commiss...

Memo to LAUSD: Before You Boycott Arizona, Stop Failing Our Kids

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

For decades, the Los Angeles Unified School District has failed generations of children and our society at large in its one mission: to educate, to prepare our kids for success in life and give them the evergreen gift of education.