Post Tagged with: "Statue of Liberty"

Daniel Beaty (Photo by Lelund Durond Thompson via BK Reader)

Daniel Beaty Plays 43 Roles in ‘Emergency’

African American, Brooklyn, Culture February 5, 2018 at 4:58 pm

Actor Daniel Beaty, who plays 43 characters in his award-winning play “Emergency,” speaks to BK Reader.

In one musical numbers, two immigrants (Suzanne Grodner, Sean Jenness) compete over who was worse off back home. (Photo by Antonia Massa/Voices of NY)

Lady Liberty’s Brush with Deportation

Featured Posts, History, Immigration, Voices' Picks April 7, 2014 at 1:32 pm

“Liberty: A Monumental New Musical” is a reminder of the forgotten history of a revered American icon.

The ideals symbolized by the Statue of Liberty don't extend to all Americans. (Photo by Elcobbola, via Creative Commons license)

Opinion: ‘Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor,’ Your Hypocrisy

History, Opinion October 28, 2013 at 5:22 pm

Indian Country Today celebrates the 127th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty with a scathing piece on the hypocrisy of the symbol of freedom to new immigrants, while turning a blind eye to the violent mistreatment of the Native people.

Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church addresses the crowd during the fourth annual vigil against immigration detention on Feb. 13 at the Liberty State Park in New Jersey. Photo by NOEL PANGILINAN

As Hundreds Freed from Immigration Detention, Criticism Mounts

Immigration February 27, 2013 at 4:52 pm

News this week that ICE will release hundreds of immigrants from detention centers should be welcomed news for the 200 supporters who turned out recently for an annual vigil against immigration detention at Liberty State Park, reports ImmigraNation.