trans women of color are literally the reason we have a queer rights movement and have always been a major factor in all forms of social revolution. trans women of color are the most important people and nothing you say will change that.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has confirmed that at least 550 detainees at the Northwest Detention Center in Washington state have launched a hunger strike.
The detainees, who have been refusing to eat since Friday, are demanding better food, safer working conditions and for President Barack Obama to sign an executive order ending deportations, according to Maru Mora Villalpando, founder of Latino Advocacy.
The hunger strikers, Villalpando said, are part of a growing, nationwide campaign against the U.S. immigration policy. Villalpando put the number of hunger strikers at 1,200, more than twice what ICE reported to Al Jazeera.
Wow this makes me feel so old I remember sitting in front of the tv watching WGN which WB was fed through at the time expecting a train wreck cuz of the cheesiness of the movie but it was that night I was hooked and did not miss an episode for 7 years!!
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