A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
Heightened security across the country is prompting accusations of ethnic profiling, especially at the airports. A panel talks about whether these approaches discriminate against some Americans, and whether or not they’re keeping the US safe.
If you feel you have been subject to discrimination on a commercial flight, you can file a complaint with the Civil Rights Commission by calling 1-866-76-USCCR / 1-866-768-7227 / (hearing impaired: 1-800-877-8339), or by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also file a complaint with the Department of Transportation’s Aviation Consumer Protection Division by calling 202-366-2220.
- Douglas Laird former director of security for Northwest Airlines and former Secret Service agent; vice president of BGI International Consulting Services
- James Zogby president of the Arab-American Institute
- Linda Chavez political activist, author
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