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Wendi C. Thomas - December 4, 2017 3:27 pm
This article first appeared on MLK50: Justice Through Journalism. Floyd Tyler grew up in the Orange Mound community near Lamar and Pendleton with five pairs of pants and five shirts in…
Stephanie Land - December 1, 2017 2:13 pm
Jamison Hill hasn’t been able to get out of bed in two and a half years. For 18 months, Jamison was too sick to tolerate clothing, eating, daylight, or too much movement or sound. When I met with him last fall, he sat up with the help of pillows and could tolerate limited amounts of light. We took a few pictures together, momentarily lighting the room with the flash.
Kica Matos - January 12, 2018 3:18 pm
Earlier this week it seemed as though negotiations over the future of the 800,000 young immigrants formerly protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (“DACA”) had finally turned a corner.
Thomas Kennedy - January 16, 2018 9:40 pm
After a 17-year journey, my parents will no longer be undocumented. This was no easy feat to accomplish, I lived 11 of those years without papers along with them, and once I was able to adjust my status, it was five more years until I became a citizen and I could petition my parents for their residency.
Darryl Lorenzo Wellington - October 30, 2017 4:01 pm
No hurricane should be an opportunity to mock the poor. It is a sad moment when the President of the United States blatantly engages in poverty shaming, cynically directed against people of color.
Thomas Kennedy - November 6, 2017 3:34 pm
This article previously appeared on The Huffington Post During the 2016 election cycle, I frequently heard people complaining about the impossibility of escaping the daily barrage of news and coverage regarding…
Sharisse Tracy - July 31, 2017 1:03 pm
Late in April, approximately 1,000 students in the Upward Bound Program at The University of Maine Presque Isle (UMPI) received notice that their funds would not be continued, due to the line spacing of their funding application.
Anat Shenker-Osorio - September 20, 2017 2:06 pm
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