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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.…


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…


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




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