What is it like to grow old in a new land? Immigrant elders have often lived lives that involve two births, and their aging process is no less complicated.
In Inua Ellams's new poetry and essay collection, #Afterhours (Nine Arches Press, 2017), the Nigerian-born British-raised spoken word artist reflects critically on issues of identity and history. As a child of the diaspora, he sees his literary development as a process of reconciling different strands of empire, resistance, and the creative friction that inevitable arises between the two.
Fong Tran, a spoken word artist, youth activist and Director of Student Activities at the College of Alameda, has a few things to say about white hipsters, and a few things to tell them.
Everybody messes up when they're young. Not everyone pays the same consequences. In the new podcast Indefensible, the Immigrant Defense Project presents all-too-real stories of deportation and the communities that it impacts everyday.
Last night, the United Kingdom held a national election that was originally intended to solidify a Conservative majority in Congress.