Students protest lack of attention to Southern culture at high school “multicultural assembly.”
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February 6, 2006
Rebel Flag Shakes Up Assembly, Columbia Daily Tribune (SC)
Bush Asks for More Visas for High-Tech Workers, Financial Times (London)
President urges Congress to be reasonable and let in more foreign workers.
Muslim Protests Are Incitement To Murder, Say Tories, Melissa Kite, Telegraph (London)
British government doesn’t arrest Muslim demonstrators who threaten murder of whites.
Torment of Africa’s ‘Child Witches’, Times (London)
African immigrant in Britain sends child home to Congo for exorcism.
Universities Told: Balance the Racial Mix, Times (London)
Britain tells elite universities to admit more non-whites.
Riot Order: Avoid Middle Eastern Men, Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney police told not to arrest Muslims on night of revenge attacks for Cronulla riots.
February 3, 2006
Muslims from Palestine to Indonesia riot and condemn Mohammed cartoons.
US Backs Muslims in Cartoon Dispute, Saul Hudson
US slams Jyllands-Posten for inciting religious and ethnic hatred . . .
European Elite Scrambles to Defuse Furore Over Caricatures Of Muhammad, Guardian (London)
. . . and the European elites join in.
French Firm Tests Colorblind Hiring, Washington Post
French companies seek a way to “reflect the diversity of France.”
The Jail Run By Al-Qaeda, Mirror (London)
Al-Qaeda members take over British jail and beat their faith into the other prisoners.
Immigration Officials Admit Day Rounding Up Illegal Day Laborers Are Not A Priority, Putnam County Courier (Brewster, New York)
Residents of town want ICE to arrest day laborers. ICE makes excuses.
Zachry Employee Fired Over E-Mail Commits Suicide, San Antonio Express-News
Man fired for sending “very racial and very discriminatory” e-mail to town councilwoman.
Chaos at the Top Causes Black Families to Flee the City Schools, Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Minneapolis public schools are so bad that “black flight” is now a problem.
Local Educators Confront Black Achievement Gap, North County Times (Escondido, Cal.)
Education official says the key to closing the gap is understanding ebonics.
New book argues against theory that blacks get worse treatment because of racial bias.
February 2, 2006
BNP Duo to Face Race Hate Retrial, BBC News
BNP hate-speech case will be retried after hung jury.
Norwegian Muslims Want Blasphemy Law, Aftenposten (Oslo)
Norwegian Arab lawyer wants to protect minorities from insult or mockery.
Ethiopia’s Food Aid Addiction, BBC News
Ethiopian says his people are starving because they are lazy.
Mugabe Moves Against City Whites, Telegraph (London)
Zimbabwe evicts whites from homes in Harare .
New Border Incursion in Hudspeth County, KFOXTV.com (El Paso)
Two more Mexican soldiers spotted on US territory.
The New Immigration Cops, Wall Street Journal (New York City)
Alabama’s cops are already arresting illegals; Virginia may not be far behind.
Proposal: Outlaw Renting To Illegals, Arizona Star (Tucson)
Az. legislators want to ban landlords from renting to illegals and banks from lending to them..
DePaul University Calls Affirmative Action Protest ‘Harassment’, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
University investigates “affirmative action bakesale” organizer for “discriminatory harassment.”
February 1, 2006
French and German papers reprint Mohammed cartoons. Muslims say they’ll sue.
Hamas Demands Return of Seville in Internet Children’s Magazine, Spain Herald (Madrid)
Hamas website urges children to reconquer Spanish city when they grow up.
Smooth-Talking Nationalist Attracts Russian Votes, Jackson News Tribune (WY)
The Rodina party may be a serious challenge to President Putin.
Whips in Turmoil As Blair’s No-Show Castrates Hate Bill, Times (London)
British parliament thwarts PM by passing weak religious hatred bill.
Africa’s Hunger—A Systemic Crisis, BBC News
More than half of Africa needs food handouts.
Speech Gives Little Attention to Border Issues, Houston Chronicle
No mention of “path to citizenship” in this year’s State of the Union Address.
Remittances increased by 20 percent last year.
Ex-U.S. Agent Pleads Guilty in Smuggling, San Diego Union-Tribune
Border Patrol agent was an illegal alien who smuggled in other illegals.
Congress Calls For Border Hearing, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin (Ontario, Cal.)
House will hold a hearing on Mexican military incursions.
Choose a Doctor by Affinity Group, Washington Post
Black patients prefer black doctors.
January 31, 2006
Danish Imams Urge Calm Over Muhammad Cartoons, Times (London)
Danish paper apologizes for offending Muslims, and EU condemns Arab boycotts of Danish goods.
Ex-president condemns “these totally outrageous cartoons against Islam.”
Government Split on Job Quotas for Immigrants, Aftenposten (Oslo)
Norway debates law requiring employers to hire quotas of immigrants.
White Applicants Rejected in Police Diversity Bid, Personnel Today
Gloucestershire police hiring discriminate heavily against whites.
France to Remember Victims of Slavery with May Holiday, Scotsman (Edinburgh)
French children also to be taught about slavery as part of the national curriculum.
A Hot, Wet Trail—Yet Police Remain Clueless in Cronulla, Sydney Morning Herald
Australians tell stories of Muslim harrassment and police fecklessness.
Federal government confirms Mexican military equipment used in drug smuggling incident.
Museum will tell “truly American stories of perseverance, courage, talent and triumph.”
Immigration Fuels Housing Battles, USA TODAY
Localities across the country seek solutions to Hispanic overcrowding.
Ohio Sheriff Bills U.S. Government for Jailed Illegals, Washington Times
Sherriff suggests radical solutions for illegal immigration.
January 30, 2006
Back to Basics: Why Does High School Fail So Many?, Los Angeles Times
Only half of entering freshmen end up with high school diplomas at majority-Hispanic school.
Americans Feel Illegal Immigration Is ‘Serious’: Poll, Press Trust of India
Poll finds half of Americans support deporting illegals.
Illinois Governor Creates Mortgage Program Benefitting Illegal Aliens, Heartland Institute
Illegal aliens eligible for subsidized, low-interest home loans in Illinois.
Appellate Court Rules Against Shreveport in Race Discrimination Lawsuit, Shreveport Times (La.)
Appeals court finds city’s hiring policy was biased against whites.
Study Ties Political Leanings to Hidden Biases, Washington Post
Study finds Republicans more likely to have negative views of blacks than Democrats.
Nagin’s ‘Chocolate’ Remark Sparks T-Shirt Craze, Local6 (Orlando)
Company does brisk trade in “Willy Nagin and the Chocolate Factory” t-shirts.