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Roberto Lovato

 
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Occupy Oakland and the “Post Racial” Repression of the Obama Era

By: Wednesday October 26, 2011 12:55 pm

While President Obama was telling the small crowd at a $7500-a-plate fundraiser in San Francisco that “Change is possible,” Pooda Miller was across the bay trying to get her plate back from the Oakland Police Department. “They came, pulled out rifles, shot us up with tear gas and took all our stuff,” said Miller

Sotomayor and the Long March of Puerto Rican History

By: Friday June 19, 2009 4:20 pm

Lost in debates about Sotomayor’s “ethnic allegiances” and what they consider the story of her rise from poverty, are the contributions of the silenced majority living in and beyond the Bronxdale projects: the Puerto Rican community whose political thought and action made Sotomayor’s rise possible.

Sotomayor’s Confirmation Hearings Will be a Trial — for the GOP

By: Wednesday May 27, 2009 11:59 am

As she faces what is already expected to be a host of hostile questions from the Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in her confirmation hearings, Judge Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama’s first nominee to the Supreme Court, should remember one thing: that it is not she who will be on trial, but the Republican Party.

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