Being the son of the great Iranian dissident filmmaker Jafar Panahi and the protege of the late master director Abbas Kiarostami can’t help but cast a shadow, but if this digressive and slyly weighty debut is any indication, Panah Panahi will have no trouble making his own voice heard. A family of four drives through […]
There’s a young person smiling, posing—hand on their hip—in front of a lit-up sign that reads: “EMPOWER WOMEN.” It intermittently flashes to include ED, making it “EMPOWERED.” The photo is snapped, the couple walks on. I’ve just entered Andrea Bowers’s retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Since the 90s, Bowers has been making […]
At Casa Al-Fatiha in Logan Square, two local musicians built a sanctuary for LGBTQ asylum seekers.
From voter outreach to working for their communities, undocumented immigrants across the Chicago area don’t let their immigration status get in the way of participating politically.
Amid a pandemic and spike in anti-Asian attacks, being an election judge in 2020 was about supporting democracy and taking a stance against racism.
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Latinx immigrants in three south side neighborhoods—Back of the Yards, Pilsen, and South Chicago—share their fears and hopes as the 2020 census count comes to an end.
In Elkhart County, Indiana, Latinos disproportionately accounted for half of the positive cases early in the pandemic.
As debate rages in Washington, undocumented immigrants fear that federal relief may never come. Southwest Side community organizers see a need for systemic change.
After her husband was deported, Katrina Jabbi moved her family to Gambia to be with him. Then the pandemic happened.
From a studio inside his closet, one refugee is using YouTube to broadcast information about coronavirus.
Many are without lawyers and more frightened and confused than ever.
Amid fears about immigration policies, electoral canvassing pressures, and a turn to digital, how “hard-to-count” South Asians are filling out the census.
The 60 wrd/min project aims to keep overseas creatives in the U.S.
A story of what happens when the undocumented parents and spouses of U.S. citizens are “kidnapped by ICE”