Making a city a sanctuary for undocumented people requires more than just the title. While promises to protect undocumented communities are appreciated, it is crucial for people to remain vigilant.
In the eyes of for-profit prisons, Trump’s order ensures large numbers of immigrant detainees in detention facilities. If the order is enacted, expanding investment in detention facilities will prove to be a successful financial move for privatized prison companies, regardless of the costs imparted on the lives of other humans.
Gentrification thrives off internalized racism; regardless of the true economic class of marginalized communities, minorities stereotypically represent poverty.
The bottom line is toxic masculinity harms all genders. It promotes sexism, misogyny, violence, and rape culture, while enforcing dangerous stereotypes of masculinity and femininity.
A societal transformation is needed: we must stop the degradation and prevent the murder of women in Argentina and throughout Latin America.
On May 10th UCLA students, journalists, and celebrities gathered together at the “Rock UCLA for Bernie” rally at UCLA supporting presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
We cannot simply dismiss the murder of female activists, nor can we ignore the murder of Mexican women in general. The recent protest is a potent reminder of the Mexican government’s inability to prevent and investigate femicide.
Like Maria Hurtado and many others who were sterilized against their will, the voices of immigrant women are ignored and their reproductive rights taken away.