Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Thursday May 20th: Fear of a Brown Planet | The Brecht Forum

Thursday May 20th, 2010 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Third Thursdays

Fear of a Brown Planet
Borders, Barriers, Breakthroughs?
Roberto Lovato, Monami Maulik, Luz Schreiber & Others TBA

This past May Day thousands of immigrants and their allies rallied against the signing of 1070sb by Arizona Governor Brewer. The law gives Arizona law enforcement the right to stop and detain people for being 'suspected of being 'illegal aliens.

Has 'fear of a Black president' given way to 'fear of a brown planet', particularly as statistics indicate that whites will be a minority in the US in 2050?

Join Monami Maulik (Desis Rising Up and Moving), acclaimed journalist Roberto Lovato, and community organizer Luz Schreiber as they analyze the burgeoning immigrant rights movement, Arizona boycotts and what are the future implications of immigration laws in the United States.
Sliding scale: $6/$10/$15

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