On April 23, 2010, Arizona Governor Janis Brewer (R) signed Senate Bill 1070, the most radical immigration legislation in the United States, effectively permitting racial profiling in the state of Arizona. The law requires police to demand immigration papers from anyone who they have a "reasonable suspicion" is in the country illegally. This blog will chronicle the major events regarding this racist and inhumane law.
We enthusiastically encourage a boycott of the State of Arizona until the law is repealed.


BBC Spotlights The Sound Strike

" A group called The Sound Strike led by Los Angeles rockers Rage Against The Machine and featuring Cypress Hill, Massive Attack and System Of A Down's Serj Tankian, are boycotting performing shows until law SB 1070 is amended.

In April, Arizona passed a law requiring police to check the immigration status of people suspected of being in the US illegally.

In a statement, Rage Against The Machine's lead singer Zach de la Rocha said: "Some of us grew up dealing with racial profiling, but this law takes it to a whole new low."" (READ MORE)