BAJI in the news

“Lessons from MLK: Shared Struggles, Linked Destinies” by Scott Douglas and Opal Tometi, Florida Courier, January 12, 2012.–shared-struggles-linked-destinies

“Audio Report: SB 1070: Race and Human Rights”, Centro Latinoamericano y del Caribe,  April 30, 2010.

“Oakland Ministers, Activists to Protest in Phoenix”,  KCBS News, May 28, 2010.–Activists-to-Protest-in-Phoenix/7348545

“The Crisis Made in Haiti”, National Radio Project, February 2, 2010.

“After the Quake, Oakland’s Haitian community reaches out to help”, by Jake Schoneker, Oakland North, January 24, 2010.

“Supporters of Haitian refugees picket downtown”, video by Paige Ricks and Laurel Moorhead, Oakland North, September 17, 2009.

“Undocumented Haitians need relief, East Bay advocates say” by Matt O’Brien”, Oakland Tribune, September 17, 2009.

“Immigration Matters: Undocumented Haitians Deserve to Stay Here” by Gerald Lenoir, New America Media, September 15, 2009.…

“African Diaspora Dialogues” by Leticia Miranda, ColorLines Magazine, Web Exclusive, An Interview with Gerald Lenoir, BAJI Director and Nunu Kidane, Priority Africa Network Coordinator and BAJI Steering Committee Member, August 2009

“Addressing Black Immigrants’ Overlooked Rights” by Larry Aubry, L.A. Sentinel, April 30, 2009.….

“Activists Demand Progress in Municipal ID Program” by Dan Verel,, November 20, 2008.

“Sanctuary supporters detail their efforts” by Rachel McGrath, Ventura County Star, October 26, 2008

“ASU works to unite different groups in ‘bridging’ gathering” by Holly Pablo, Accent Advocate, Contra Costa College, September 23, 2008…

“Immigration, NAFTA, and Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King”, Remarks by Gerald Lenoir, Director, Black Alliance for Just Immigration, at the Autonomous University of Mexico City, April 21, 2008.

“Immigration Matters: Mexican Strawberry Pickers Seek African American Help”, New America Media, Commentary by Gerald Lenoir, Ted Quant and Damien Ramos, Posted: Feb 28, 2008.…

“Dos Culturas Coming Together” by Angel Garcia, Poor Magazine Online, October 2007.

“Rounding up undocumented workers: reflections on the ICE raids”, Commentary by Jean Damu, BAJI Steering Committee Member, Globe Newspaper, September 19-25,

“Banding Together for Immigrant Rights” by Natalie Hudson, Utne Reader, July 21, 2007.

“Bridging Black and Brown” by Kathleen Richards, East Bay Express, July 4, 2007.

“Black Delegation Finds Human Rights Abuses on U.S.-Mexico Border”, April, 2007.

“Blacks, Immigrants Are Allies More Than Adversaries”, New America Media, Commentary, Gerald Lenoir, Posted: Mar 21, 2007.…

RADIO: BAJI Director Gerald Lenoir interviewed by Walter Turner on “Africa Today” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFA, 94.1 in Berkeley, Calif., July 28,

RADIO: “Black and African” explores the tensions between African immigrants and African Americans in interviews with a Nigerian teenager at Oakland Technical High School. Produced by the National Radio Project and aired on KPFA 94.1 on August 20, 2008.

RADIO: Gerald Lenoir of the The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI), talks about immigrant rights as part of the larger struggle for racial justice at the Immigrant Rights Press Conference at the USSF (United States Social Forum), June 2007. Labor Express Radio.

RADIO: Joycelyn Campbell, a Nanny from Manhattan, an immigrant from Barbados, and a leader in the Domestic Workers United organization discuss the lack of legal protections for domestic workers in the United States and the roots of this reality in racism as well as U.S. economic and foreign policy. Labor Express

RADIO: Phil Hutchings, BAJI Senior Organizer, Rajiv Dabhadkar of and Donna Conroy of Bright Future Jobs are interviewed on The Morning Show, KPFA 94.1 FM by David Bacon.  They discuss the impact of the U.S. government’s H1B visas for temporary immigrant workers. (Interview starts at 43:00)  June 6, 2007.

RADIO:  BAJI Director Gerald Lenoir and BAJI Steering Committee member Alona Clifton report on “Braving Borders, Building Bridges”, a tour of the U.S.-Mexico border by a14-member delegation of African Americans and black immigrants to investigate human rights violations.  Interview on KPFA 94.1 FM, “Africa Today” hosted by Walter Turner.  May 7, 2007.