Statement Opposing Professor Skeel’s Selection as Winner of the Beacon Award for His Service on the Financial Oversight and Management Board
We, the undersigned students of Penn Law, oppose Professor David Skeel’s selection as the recipient of the Beacon Award for his service on Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board.
No parent should have to worry about their children’s education being under-resourced because they want to be part of a diverse community.
While Trump’s razor wire, rhetoric, and “national emergency” are an unwelcome and menacing display of fear and deception, U.S.-Mexico border communities will always be linked and continue to provide socorro for one another.
A group of organizations belonging to the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) and Puerto Rican communities called upon the United States Congress to save UPR from the crisis that has been caused by austerity measures imposed by the Fiscal Oversight and Management Board (FOMB).
I heard something I did not expect to hear from a patient as part of my bedside care.
Donald Trump Jr.’s words were insulting not only to those who teach our children, but those who care for them following disasters, whether those disasters are natural or manmade.
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“You are in an English-speaking country,” the assistant manager says. “We need the check in English.”
“It’s unconstitutional to detain people just because of their language, accent, or color of their skin,” said Cody Wofsy, staff attorney with the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project.
“The only road to Mumia’s freedom —and, in point of fact, the only reason he is even alive today— is mass organization.”
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The Directors of RebLaw and all of those in a position to act on our demands.
These instances of racist and discriminatory practices in academic spaces are not new.
It is unacceptable that a major network news program would give a platform to one of their most well respected personalities to repeat and extend these untrue and harmful stereotypes to Latinos.
“Trump’s proposal is an abominable sleight of hand.”
An Open Letter to the University of Puerto Rico Administration, Faculty, and Students, and to All Concerned Public Officials
“We write to express our alarm at the draconian budget cuts being imposed on the University of Puerto Rico by the Fiscal Oversight Management Board (FOMB) with the acquiescence of government and university authorities.”
It brings us no pleasure to publicly oppose him.
My hope is that the time has finally arrived to have a national conversation about the continued denial of voting rights to nearly four million Americans.
The trial court is expected to deliver its ruling later that day.
Cerrejón’s motto, “responsible mining,” seems far removed from the realities we witnessed.
The struggles for justice in the United States must include decolonization and national self-determination for Puerto Rico, and at least partial reparation for the misdeeds of colonial rule.
Not In My Name: A Conscientious Objector and Former Employee From the Morrison Center Speaks Up Against the Children Imprisonment in Support of a Coalition Demanding Audit
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Letter from Refugee Parents with Separated Families in Response to the New Executive Order from the U.S. President
This new order is a strategy of the president to silence and intimidate immigrants who know and demand their rights.