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Laura Donnelly's Blog – July 2012 Archive (2)

Immigrant Mom Treated as a Criminal and Loses Custody of Her Own Child

I've been following the story of a Guatemalan woman in the MidWest who was seized in a raid, was undocumented and as a result incarcerated. Her young son, a baby, was put into foster care and recently a state agency began adoption proceedings with that family despite the mother's desire to reclaim her child upon the completion of her deportation hearing.…

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Added by Laura Donnelly on July 30, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Founders Note - We Started the Photoshopping War a Long Time Ago

So a little chica with curly blonde hair takes a stand against Seventeen magazine about how much they photo-shop women's images in their magazines and the feminist world is listening up and responding. The mainstream is giving this niña a nod. Social media is making her their little Norma Rae *(70s reference to a woman who organized unions) of photoshop abuse.   HEY! USA! Latinitas has been making these kind of media literacy calls and commentaries for a decade now and hundreds, no…

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Added by Laura Donnelly on July 9, 2012 at 2:35pm — 1 Comment


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