Students march down Avenue Daumesnil in Paris, France carrying signs and yelling: “L’expulsion c’est pas la solution,” expulsion is not the solution. In solidarity, they march for a specific community that the United States is no stranger to—undocumented students. Leonarda Dibrani and Khatchik Kachatryan are two students who were detained at their respective high schools, […]
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“When a young person, even a gifted one, grows up without proximate living examples of what she may aspire to become— whether lawyer, scientist, artist, or leader in any realm— her goal remains abstract. Such models as appear in books or on the news, however inspiring or revered, are ultimately too remote to be real, […]
It’s my senior year of high school and I remember how cold it was this one day at soccer practice. Playing in 30 degrees I bundled up, putting on my Knight Hawks soccer hoodie. Saturday practice ends, I get into my car and drive home, where my mom was doing laundry in the garage. I […]
When bold journalism is a radical break from the mainstream, we know we have got a problem with what we call noticias. So when we tune into someone like Ruben Luengas, host of Telemundo network’s news program, “En Contexto,” who is not only willing to discuss the current media’s shortcomings, but do something about it […]