Bren Bataclan is a Filipino American artist who first came to the US when he was 12 years old. Now, he's a professional artist who shares his immigrant experience through his paintings. He's also gives his paintings away to make people smile.
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Oklahoma has had the highest female incarceration rate in the nation. It's been that way for the last 25 years. The state imprisons 151 out of every 100,000 women, according to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics — more than double the national rate. Cherise Greer is out of the system but is now faced with the challenges of life on the outside.
The president has certain powers to protect the country, but the children of people incarcerated in World War II say that power can be abused. The court should be a check.
The 43-year-old Cáceres was killed in 2016 by gunmen who entered her home in La Esperanza, Honduras. She had fought against a dam project from Desarrollos Energéticos S.A., or DESA, that was to be built along the Gualcarque River, considered sacred to her indigenous Lenca people.
About 15 cities around the country have passed their own anti-discrimination ordinances but none have quite followed through with the vigor and determination as Quezon City, a bustling metropolis about 9 miles from the Philippine capital of Manila.
Kenya is not alone in subjecting suspected gay men to forced anal exams. Cameroon, Egypt, Uganda and Zambia also claim the procedure is a valid method for determining if a man has participated in anal sex.
Science and stories for a meaningful life. Hosted by award-winning professor Dacher Keltner, The Science of Happiness highlights the most provocative and practical findings to have emerged from the ground-breaking science of compassion, gratitude, mindfulness, and awe. A co-production with the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.
It’s not too late to express your gratitude. Find out how award-winning children's book author and illustrator, Yuyi Morales, discovers the power of writing a "gratitude letter" to the librarian who changed her life.
How do you find happiness after a traumatic event? Susannah Cahalan was living her dream as a journalist in New York City when she was suddenly struck with a mysterious illness. Find out how writing about her “month of madness” helped her reclaim her life.