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Articles from Colorlines Magazine (September 22, 2003)

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"I am a poet too": in Sarah Jones's latest play, first-generation immigrants at a poetry reading take on racism and xenophobia in the era of homeland security. Chaddha, Anmol 1451
Bending it, like Beckham. Nguyen, Tram 546
Born Puerto Rican, born (again) Taino? A resurgence of indigenous identity among Puerto Ricans has sparked debates over the island's tri-racial history. Veran, Cristina 2225
Cultural chameleons: the irreverent sketch comedy of Culture Clash has developed into sophisticated docu-comedies that revolve around a geographic hub and the disparate perspectives of its local inhabitants. Banks, Gabrielle 1359
Dangerous exile: more than 400,000 noncitizens have been deported since 1996 because of expanded criminal sentencing. A photojournalist follows the return of Central American and Caribbean deportees. De Cesare, Donna 292
Decades of discrimination: national crisis has often ushered in massive suspensions of civil rights. Willette, Renee 1282
Digging in America's backyard: southern artist Omar Thompson questions notions of patriotism. Davis, Leroy 471
Education resources, left and right. Johnson, Tammy Brief Article 303
Every move you make ... Activists who have lost civil liberties protections in the wake of 9/11 are now watching their backs. Sen, Rinku 2532
Homegrown revolution: Magdaleno Rose-Avila offers a historical perspective on the social action theater of Teatro Campesino. Rose-Avila, Magdaleno 1741
Marginal medicine: as healthcare becomes increasingly difficult to access, what does it mean to re-connect with traditional therapies. Nguyen, Tram 1101
Motion to repeal: New York activists, joined by hip-hop politico Russell Simmons, are trying to overturn the notorious Rockefeller drug laws. Nicole Davis looks into what the tenuous coalition has been able to accomplish. Davis, Nicole 1669
Persepolis: the Story of a Childhood. Ensha, Azadeh Book Review 500
Politicking the border: the deaths of 17 migrants in an overheated semi trailer brought on a bout of political hand-wringing. But what will escalating atrocities at the border mean for long-term change to enforcement policies? Banks, Gabrielle 2176
Remembering Scottsboro: during the 1930s, two unknown artists created a series of linoleum cuts telling the story of slavery and racism in the American South. Seldom was protest art so linked to political action as it was in the campaign to free the "Scottsboro Boys.". Kelley, Robin D.G. 947
The politics of making people laugh: comedienne Shazia Mirza talks about race, Muslim jokes, and the painful truths of being funny. Herron, Aundre M. 2188
This person doesn't sound white: evidence of discrimination and laws to prevent it have failed to eradicate "talking while black" and other forms of linguistic racism. Kashef, Ziba 1679
Tough on crime and families: New York's Rockefeller drug laws have jailed thousands with harsh mandatory sentences. Harris, Charles 627
Tyree Scott 1940-2003. Obituary 451
Who benefits from alternative therapy? Weber, Christopher 1331
Window on Freedom: Race, Civil Rights and Foreign Affairs, 1945-1988. Threadcraft, Shatema Book Review 523

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