YO SOY EL ARMY:
US Military Targets Latinos with Extensive Recruitment Campaign

broadcast on Democrcy Now! May 17th, 2010

In addition to the racial profiling encouraged by Arizona’s controversial anti-immigrant law, the Hispanic community in this country is the target of a different kind of profiling, as well: the military’s targeting of Latino recruits. We get a report from independent media activist and community organizer Marco Amador of Producciones Cimarrón and the Center for Community Communications and the Big Noise media collective.


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Guest:

"Yo Soy El Army", video report from Marco Amador of Producciones Cimarrón and the Center for Community Communications and Big Noise media collective. The piece will be screened at the US Social Forum in Detroit in June.

Marco Amador, independent media activist and community organizer in East Los Angeles. He is the founder of Producciones Cimarrón and the Center for Community Communications.

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