Journalism in Verse – EST. 2016

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Culture/U.S.

Dear Virginia

By Kim Harvey. Monuments to Robert E. Lee are at the epicenter of Black Lives Matter protests in Virginia. …

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Coronavirus

Saving City Lights

By Gary Margolis. Covid-19 led City Lights Bookstore to the brink of closure. Then the internet stepped in to save it. Here's why. …

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Environment

Round-Up

By Jasmine Marshall Armstrong. The Trump administration's brutal strategy has frontiers at every ending. …

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Africa/Culture

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by Saddiq Dzukogi. On Malian musician Ballake Sussoko and the kora destroyed by U.S. customs agents. …

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Europe/World

Megxit

By Candice Kelsey. Meghan Markle and her husband declare independence from the Crown. …

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Immigration

To Be a Survivor

By Heidi Seaborn. On the island of Lampedusa, Italy, a boat of Libyan migrants capsized in stormy seas, killing dozens. …

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Immigration

Migrant Passions

By Steve Karamitros. A man is placing crosses in the desert to memorialize migrant deaths. …

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Gun Violence

Window

By Erin Mizrahi. Atatiana Jefferson's murder shows that when it comes to the police, there is no such thing as a safe space. …

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Editor's Picks: India

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Asia/World

Using “Minimum Force”

By Ananya Kumar-Banerjee. In Delhi, students protesting India's new citizenship law are answered with police brutality. …

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Health/MeToo

I Stopped Counting

By Kashiana Singh. Shocking news reports make rape visible in India. But when will the country reckon with its culture of gender violence? …

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Asia/World

50 Days and Counting

By Nilanjana Bhowmick. In August, India stripped Kashmir's autonomy, cutting off internet amidst mass arrests. Will the UN intervene? …

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