The U.S. Supreme Court will rule this month on legislation that forces police to scrutinize Latinos, both immigrants and citizens. President Barack Obama has deported 1.5 million people. And 41 states are attempting to limit the voting rights of young people and minorities.
In "Crossing the Line," Village Voice Media offers a short collection of viewpoints and artwork to honor the passing of the American dream.
Bordering on Revolution
A hostile Supreme Court. A feckless Obama administration. America's war on Mexicans has gone too far. By Michael Lacey
Welcome Back, Jim Crow
New laws in dozens of states could take out Barack Obama this fall. By Chuck Strouse
Love the Beans, Hate the Beaner
One of the greatest stories I ever worked on involved neo-Nazis and burritos. By Gustavo Arellano
Days of Rage
The U.S. Supreme Court and President Obama leave the undocumented and their allies no choice but to escalate civil disobedience. By Stephen Lemons