“ … factoring in the unpaid demands of work as unofficial diversity and inclusion liaisons, minority journalists might actually be working twice as hard for half as much money.”
Many have focused on the arrival of the “caravan” of asylum seekers to the U.S. But we need to start at the beginning of the journey.
This week, Amazon announced that its two HQ2s would be moving into Long Island City, Queens and Arlington, Va. The New York Times reports on concerns about increased gentrification and skyrocketing housing prices.
“Prayer,” an installation by South African artist James Webb, features the sounds of faith from more than 250 participants.
President Trump’s flub in his tweet about Diwali was just part of the problem.
The Dominican Republic deported an estimated 70,000 to 80,000 people of Haitian descent over three years. Those left behind live in a state of institutionalized terror.
“These fires are not ‘natural disasters’ or ‘acts of God.’ Wildfires are not caused by forest mismanagement. This is human-caused climate change.”
Amnesty International has withdrawn its ambassador of conscience award from Myanmar’s leader, citing “apparent indifference” to atrocities committed against the Rohingya.
“Their journeys to the U.S.-Mexico border are reminiscent of the stories of my ancestors’ own path to freedom. Then and now, a new life free from violence, desperation, persecution, hunger, and poverty emboldened a courageous people to engineer an ‘Underground Railroad.’”
Meanwhile, Trump blamed state-level forest management for the California wildfires and threatened to pull funding.