Stories about Migration & Immigration from August, 2017
"Today I want to believe that we are in a different phase, with greater empowerment, visibility, and recognition of African descended populations, although there is still a lot of ignorance."
"This cannot be just another story. We have to learn from it, we have to make a better world. Leading by example, educating in non-violence, conveying non-hatred, equality."
Mariano, 27, father of three children, died of asphyxiation. Humberto, 24, father of two children, was hospitalized and witnessed the tragedy. This is their story.
"I try to be as useful as possible. If I can create bridges where there are walls, I’m very happy."
"Stop deporting minors. Or even better, stop all deportation of refugees."
Dismantling the Jungle has not gotten rid of the migrants in Calais. An organization is helping those that remain to communicate by providing Wifi access, portable devices, and information.
The fusion of West African music, Mississippi Delta blues and Caribbean rhythms are what the band Bokanté is all about.
"Theater is the way you can take everything that is happening, filter it, see it from another point of view. It connects you with something emotionally, asks you questions."
Five Days After His Essay Went Viral, Chinese Author Apologizes for ‘Imprecise’ Writing on Beijing's Economic Boom
Zhang's viral essay commented on Beijing's rapid economic and architectural development and rising economic inequality.