As a Muslim kid growing up in the suburbs of Chicago in the 1990s, I had a really strong interest in astronomy. That's because my holidays off from school, which are the greatest reprieve for any child, followed a lunar cycle.
Over the years, Jose Garcia's life has collided with some of Chicago's biggest school reform efforts, including a recent teacher training effort that has him teaching at his old high school. Will he make it?
As immigration reform continues to percolate, some states and communities are taking measures of their own. In California, the state senate approved a bill that, if it becomes law, would prohibit local agencies from working with a specific federal immigration program.
A corrido is a Mexican ballad that lays out an epic tale of a hero — or antihero. But while many are written about drug traffickers and cartel kings, a Mexican American mayoral candidate in Chicago recently got a corrido of his own.
The World's Clark Boyd reports on ï¿½I have no tribe.com,ï¿½ a website run by a Kenyan living in the United States; its founder said he started it to promote peace among members of Kenya's various ethnic groups.
Voters in Sudan are less than 50 days away from deciding whether to create a new African country or remain one country. This vote is part of a peace deal reached five years ago following civil war between the north and south. Sean Carberry reports.