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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 1

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 Comments Off on BAMN Students Fight Gay Bashing at School

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 Comments Off on BAMN Facilitates Class at UCB

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 Comments Off on Edson Cosmas – Gay Asylum Seeker FREE from Detention!

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 Comments Off on Free Edson Cosmas and All Immigration Detainees!