The era of the trans-Atlantic slavery is documented in archives in former colonies around the world. Now, just as there’s the most potential to use those documents to fill in large gaps in history, some of those archives are at risk of being lost.
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He's got an emblazoned belt and cowboy boots in lieu of a cape, but El Peso Hero is a guardian of our times. Creator and comic artist Héctor González Rodríguez created this superhero, who protects the powerless on the US-Mexico border.
A line of people stand along a fence. Behind them, a high rise office tower reads "Wells Fargo"
López Obrador’s demure response to Trump might surprise some who followed Mexico’s presidential election last year.
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The former US ambassador to Mexico says the Trump administration is "an administration that seems disinclined to cooperate."
Women in blue and white shirts dance and sing.
Up to 4,000 Liberians with Deferred Enforced Departure status were nearly rendered undocumented March 31, after US President Donald Trump declined to renew their status last year. But at the 11th hour, the White House reversed course. But there is still no permanent solution set for DED holders, many of whom have US-citizen family members.
A woman and a boy sit on a couch, a girl sits on the couch arm. Behind them, an American flag.
Leaving the end of the third season with a twist, Netflix recently announced they would not be renewing "One Day at a Time" for a fourth season, prompting swift backlash from fans and a social media push to #SaveODAAT.
A close-up photo of a mother and her daughter, who is wearing pink, at a bus station.
The number of migrant families is unprecedented, and it seems like a paradox at a time when the Trump administration has focused on deterrence. So why are they arriving all at once?
A group of migrants cross a shallow river and met with border agents in green uniforms.
For some Salvadorans, the promise of the “American Dream” has been tainted by coordinated deterrence efforts from Mexico and the United States. They're looking to places like Costa Rica for refuge — for now.
A woman holds a visibly distraught woman with her face in her hand.
In last three months, ICE has released some 107,000 migrant parents and children in Texas, Arizona and California, many without next steps in place. Shelters, churches and volunteers have stepped in to help these families get to their next destinations. Most are trying to join relatives and friends elsewhere.
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As California implemented a ban on using race in college admissions 10 years ago, University of California, Irvine started aggressively recruiting talented students in Latino communities. Since then, the percentage of Latino students on-campus tripled.