Case in point: The two larger events planned today in Los Angeles will be a separate march staged by immigrant rights activists, and another one staged by Occupy organizers, whose main focus continues to be social and economic inequality. The plan is for both to come together downtown later this afternoon.
What is the state of immigration politics since May 1, 2006, the day of a massive march in Los Angeles that was part of what became known of the Great American Boycott? I'll be discussing this shortly after 10 a.m. Pacific on 89.3 KPCC's AirTalk with Larry Mantle, and posting more on it later today. For now, some background from a post last year marking the fifth anniversary of the historic L.A. march: