By Nidia Bautista NEW YORK—A mural in Brooklyn shows a woman with deep-set eyes standing poised between coffee groves and New York City’s tall buildings. Called “Our Journey Blossoms,” the mural features […]
Barbara Borst teaches journalism and international affairs at New York University. She worked in South Africa and Kenya for five years and in France for another five. She has reported from Africa, Europe and North America for The Associated Press, The Boston Globe, The Dallas Morning News, The Los Angeles Times, The Denver Post and Inter Press Service, among others. She has written for GlobalPost and is a Huffington Post blogger. She is the founder of the reporting websites Civicidea.com and Tutawaza.com.
By Ayenat Mersie NEW YORK—In the cavernous basement of Riverside Church, even her quiet, faltering voice echoed. The letter she was reading out loud, though not her own, was difficult to get […]
By Lucía Seda NEW YORK— When he ran his first marathon in 2006, Peter Kline never thought he would end up pushing disabled athletes in specialized wheelchairs to the finish line in […]
By Katie Schlechter This story was updated on Sept. 21 with developments at the UN meetings on refugees. The headline was revised to clarify that Mexico receives, rather than encourages, migrants. This […]
In her documentary video “Transcending Boundaries: Perspectives from Parque Internacional La Amistad,” director Sara Canals examines the work of indigenous people, local non-profit organizations and park rangers to protect Parque Internacional La […]
By Clare Church NEW YORK – When a Native American woman is raped, her case can easily disappear into a jurisdictional black hole. “Over and over again, we see that nothing happens,” […]
By Ana Pastor The European Union is outspoken in its support for press freedom, but its efforts to instill that value in aspiring and new member states is faltering. This is the […]