Tuesday 23rd September 2014,
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Asylum Seeker Freed From Detention – Deportation Flights Stopped

Asylum Seeker Freed From Detention – Deportation Flights Stopped

Shut down Yarl’s Wood! On Friday 7th December, Christine N was released from Yarl’s Wood detention centre. Her release is a tremendous victory. Hundreds of women in Yarl’s Wood detention centre protested to stop the brutal attempt to deport Christine on the 15th October. Many, many people took action against the attempted deportation, and the fight [...]

December 18, 2012 BAMN Featured, Fighting Racism, Immigrants Rights, LGBT, Social Justice 0

DONATE to BAMN’s Winter Leadership Project Scholarship Fund!

DONATE to BAMN’s Winter Leadership Project Scholarship Fund!

“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. The Winter Leadership Project The Winter Leadership Project Internship (WLP) is an invaluable youth leadership opportunity for young scholars and activists (middle school through college) sponsored by the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration, and Immigrant [...]

December 3, 2012 BAMN Affirmative Action, Featured, Fighting Racism, Immigrants Rights, Leadership Conference, LGBT, Occupy Movement, Public Education, Social Justice 0

Edson Cosmas gets refugee status…. VICTORY FOR A MOVEMENT!

Edson Cosmas gets refugee status…. VICTORY FOR A MOVEMENT!

You all took action to prevent Edy’s deportation; thousands signed petitions, wrote letters & articles, blogged, demonstrated and spread the word.   His case became famous – a cause for people fighting to reverse the racism, homophobia and hypocrisy of an immigration system that has been prepared to deport so many to pain and death. Edy was talked [...]

April 18, 2012 BAMN Featured, Immigrants Rights, LGBT 0

Edy Cosmas – Brink of victory!

Edy Cosmas – Brink of victory!

Gay Tanzanian Activist & Refugee, Edy Cosmas, on Brink of Securing Asylum We are very close to securing Edy refugee status in Britain as a gay Tanzanian. Edy, a member of Movement for Justice, has been a public leader in the struggle for equality and respect for lesbian, gay and transgender refugees, exposing the persecution of gay [...]

March 9, 2012 BAMN Immigrants Rights, LGBT 0

Edson Cosmas: An Immigrant’s Victory against Deportation

Edson Cosmas: An Immigrant’s Victory against Deportation

Anatomy of a Victory for All Immigrants Movement for Justice/BAMN won an important victory for all immigrants in stopping Edson Cosmas –a gay man from Tanzania – from being deported from Britain. This statement tells of how we won this victory, so that we can build the movement needed to defend all immigrants, expand our [...]

October 25, 2011 BAMN Immigrants Rights, LGBT 2

BAMN Students Fight Gay Bashing at School

BAMN Students Fight Gay Bashing at School

Below is the text of a half-sheet flyer that was passed out in the spring of 2011 at Southeastern High School in Detroit in response to an incident of gay bashing. Through this “Rainbow Ribbon” campaign, BAMN students at Southeastern got hundreds of students, staff and faculty to wear rainbow ribbons to signify their willingness [...]

September 1, 2011 Donna Stern LGBT 0

BAMN Facilitates Class at UCB

BAMN Facilitates Class at UCB

Fighting to Learn, Learning to Fight: Building the Movement for Public Education and Equality Do you want to build the movement to defend public education and fight racism, and you’re serious about winning? Do you want to increase underrepresented minority enrollment, restore affirmative action and overturn prop. 209 and pass CA DREAM Act 131 and [...]

August 30, 2011 admin Affirmative Action, Climate Change, Immigrants Rights, Labor Movement, LGBT, Public Education 0

Edson Cosmas – Gay Asylum Seeker FREE from Detention!

Edson Cosmas – Gay Asylum Seeker FREE from Detention!

Gay Tanzanian asylum seeker Edson Cosmas taken off fast track and has won the right of appeal “I’m so happy to be free! Thank you to every one who has fought for me – we still have much to do! In detention you have less rights than in prison, no one should be put through [...]

July 6, 2011 Donna Stern Immigrants Rights, LGBT, Sanctuary 0

Free Edson Cosmas and All Immigration Detainees!

Free Edson Cosmas and All Immigration Detainees!

Fight racism and homophobia! Edson “Eddy” Cosmas is a young black gay man who comes from Tanzania in east Africa. Like many of us and many of our families and friends he is part of this diverse, integrated community that has links around the world, especially to former British colonies like Tanzania. He has lived [...]

May 18, 2011 admin Immigrants Rights, LGBT 0