Sojourners Protest Stops Hate Ads Heard By 70 Million People

June 6, 2013

Slamming undocumented immigrants in the United States, the Federation for American Immigration Reform purchased a priceless time spot on Pandora Internet Radio the Southern Poverty Law Center says breed hate. Standing up to the messaging can cut deep into a budget, but Sojourners, the progressive Christian organization issued a strong reply. By securing airtime for advertising, Sojourners hoped to spin a positive message out of a polarizing one.

Protesting the ads gave Pandora reason to reconsider their standards and drop the ads from rotation. The victory reassures immigration reform advocates that corporations sometimes show good social morale. Cooperating with social justice activists,  Read more…


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