New study shows only half of blacks and Hispanics graduate from high school.
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August 22, 2005
Dropouts a Drain on Economy, Washington Times
More than half of New Mexico schools do not meet No Child Left Behind requirements.
Violence on the Rise in County on Border, Houston Chronicle
Mexican drug violence spreads across the border.
From Congo Wars to Valley Greens, Arizona Republic (Phoenix)
Refugees from the Congolese Civil War take up golf in Arizona.
“End Race Preferences”, National Review Online
The Michigan government thwarts the will of the people.
For Halfbreed Fans, Name Just Represents Who They Are, Anchorage Daily News
Alaska high school team proud to be called “the Halfbreeds.”
Ethnic Groups Urged to Give Blood, BBC News
British non-whites are stingy when it comes to giving blood.
SANDF ‘Is Falling Apart’, news24.com (SA)
South African military suffers staff shortages and mismanagement.
August 19, 2005
What to call “minorities” when they turn into majorities?
Center Staff Won’t Check Legal Status of Laborers, Washington Times
New day-laborer center provokes protests and legal challenges.
Kilgore Visits Area Businesses, Culpeper Star Exponent (Va.)
Favorite for Va. governor campaigns on immigration control.
County Cracking Down on Illegals, Times-Herald (Newnan, Ga.)
Georgia county will arrest all illegals.
Mexican illegal aliens make forest the “marijuana growing capital of Arizona.”
Black Officials in Dallas Call Subpoenas Racially Motivated, Washington Times
Black politician threatens riots after FBI begins corruption investigation.
Spiffy new subsidized housing cannot keep crime away from black neighborhood.
Meeks Case a Political Hot Potato, Chicago Sun-Times
Black big-wig misbehaves to police officer, then accuses him of “racial profiling.”
Mother Dies After She Challenged ‘Rude’ Yobs, Times (London)
Black kills British woman for telling him not to cut in line.
Swazi King Drops Sex-Ban Tassels, BBC News
Ban on sex among teenagers in Swaziland was a failure.
August 18, 2005
Officials OK Prop. 200 Vote Rules, Arizona Republic (Phoenix)
Arizona gets strong law to prevent illegal aliens from voting.
Herndon OKs Day-Laborer Center, Washington Times
Ignoring outcry, town council approves unpopular center.
S.B. County to Help ID Illegal Immigrants, Los Angeles Times
California county will identify illegals in jails and turn them over to the feds.
Governor Considers Declaring Border Emergency, 10News.com (San Diego)
California governor considers following New Mexico and Arizona.
NC congresswoman wants fines against employers to hurt.
Brazilian Immigrants Now Subject to Expedited Removal, Brownsville Herald (Tex.)
Border station ends catch-and-release policy and Brazilian illegal immigration declines.
Spate of Stabbings Seen as ‘Statement Crimes’, Washington Times
Hispanic gangs use stabbings to establish dominance over an area.
Local Teacher Accused of Writing Racist Letter, WFTV.com (Orlando)
School suspends teacher for letter to congressman criticizing immigrants.
Mexico Funds Staging Areas for Illegals, Washington Times
Mexican government provides water and supplies to border-jumpers.
Peebles Accused of Using School Offices for Personal Duties, Minneapolis Star Tribune
Black school superintendent used employees to do her college coursework.
South Africans are as likely to die from murder as Iraqis from terror attacks.
Niger’s Women and Children Starve as Men Hoard Food, Independent (London)
The men lock up their food and leave families to fend for themselves in famine-stricken country.
August 17, 2005
Herndon Postpones Day-Laborer Decision, Washington Post
Outcry against proposed day-laborer center prompts town council to delay vote.
As Allen Listens, the Curious Watch, Washington Post
Potential Republican presidential candidate may be above average on race and immigration issues.
Out-and-Out Terrorism on the Border Near Laredo, Houston Chronicle
Violence in Mexican town increasingly resembles an anti-government rebellion . . .
Resolution Rejects Minutemen Group, Laredo Morning Times
. . . but the American town across the border snubs the Minutemen.
Mesa Lawmaker Calls for Border Fence, Arizona Star (Tucson)
Arizona state representative wants to fund 350-mile fence by taxing Mexican remittances.
Immigration Taboos, Townhall.com
Immigration-boosters ignore many of immigration’s costs.
What Is Offensive Anyway?, Florida Today (Melbourne)
In baseball, not all “racism” is equal.
Tales of the City, Salon.com
Black “street fiction” contains fantasies of mass slaughter of whites.
Prison gang planned jihad against US.
Free Speech Must Be Accountable, Australian (Sydney)
Dozens of Australian academics publish letter condemning Andrew Fraser.
Councillor Under Fire, Toronto Sun
Toronto councillor recommends police search blacks at random for guns.
August 16, 2005
Progress Party Brochure Sparks Racism Charges, Aftenposten (Oslo)
Norwegian nationalist party draws attention to immigrant criminality.
Arizona follows New Mexico’s lead in declaring border region an emergency area.
Number of Expats More Than 20 Mln, El Universal (Mexico City)
Mexican government estimates there are 21 million Mexican nationals in US.
MS-13 follows Hispanic immigrant labor into West Virginia.
Students Gain, but Still Lag, Los Angeles Times
No Child Left Behind does not change racial gap in California test scores.
Many Hispanics favor shutting the door to would-be immigrants.
Illegals deported after raid on poultry plant come back to Arkansas town.
Whirlpool to Pay $850,000 to Settle Race-Bias Charges, Washington Post
Not enough blacks passed screening test company gave to job applicants.
African-Americans Enlist to Preserve the All-Black Town, Christian Science Monitor
Many blacks take pride in the South’s all-black towns.