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John Lewis’ Last Words

Photo Credit: Pouya Dianat Congressman John Lewis, who died on July 17, wrote this essay shortly before his death. He wanted it to be published on the day of his funeral. His staff provided a copy of the essay to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on the morning of July 30, four hours before his 11 a.m.…

Family separation is back for migrants at the U.S./Mexican border, say advocates

May 15, 2020 By Julia Ainsley, NBC WASHINGTON — Several immigrant rights organizations are outraged by a new choice U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is presenting to migrant parents: Separate from your child or stay together in detention indefinitely. Starting on Thursday, the groups claim, ICE began distributing a form in all three of its…

‘Wall in the Desert’ EP to benefit IWC

Inspired by human stories of immigration and asylum, an extended-play soundtrack by bassist/composer Joël Dilley will benefit the Interfaith Welcome Coalition.  https://interfaithwelcomecoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/20.4.16-S.-Texas-Jazz-Project–WITD.mp3 Listen to the story of Wall in the Desert on KRTU 91.7 FM In the universal language of music, Wall in the Desert captures the dramatic and dangerous journey of those uprooted and displaced by violence,…

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