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Tell It Tuesday: When All Else Fails, Climb the Statue of Liberty

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Patricia Okoumou By Ta-ning Connai The Statue of Liberty on the 4th of July…what an ironic time and place to wage a protest against immigration laws, considering what both the monument and holiday stand for. It was the perfect place for Rise and Resist (a New York activist group) to oppose the Trump administration’s asinine policy of inhumanely snatching innocent…

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5 Mins. with ‘Growing Up Immigrant’ Web Series Creator Nathaniel Kweku

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Nathaniel Kweku By Mwabi Kaira If your mom doesn’t like your show, it probably means you’re doing something right. Such is the case with Nathanel Kweku’s ‘Growing Up Immigrant,’ a comedic 6 episode web series about Ghanaian-American Nicholas Ajayi who has just moved in with his recently divorced Aunty and separated brother Kojo. Aunty is looking for a new love…

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Defending DACA Against America’s War On Brown People

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America Ferrera in NBC’S ‘Superstore’ By Mwabi Kaira   I remember first seeing the commercials for NBC’s ‘Superstore,’ a comedy starring America Ferrera about a superstore, and thinking that it would never work. The joke was on me, I laughed through the multiple episodes I binged.  There was an episode where Mateo, the Filipino immigrant finds out quite by accident…

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