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Embrace Diversity

“How does it feel to be a minority?” is not a question I haven’t heard before. However, what was new was that the question was not being addressed to me but to a white person standing next to me. 1,073 more words

Societal Issues

Why Asian Americans need to get political!

Growing up in Texas, it was rare to see politicians at an Asian-American community event. In the landscape of American politics, Asian-Americans were, and to a large degree still are, the invisible minority. 862 more words


White Privilege, Flags, and Monuments

I read an article today, written in 1988, called “White Privilege: Unpacking The Invisible Knapsack.” I had some thoughts on it and wanted to share them with you. 1,378 more words

Birth registration is an important tool to prevent statelessness

Ms Inge Sturkenboom has been working with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Europe since 2012 as a Protection Officer working on statelessness in the region. 1,288 more words

Global Problems

Breaking the Cycle of Incarceration in New Mexico

By Brenna Kelley and John Acosta / NM News Port

“I just want to live a sober life, away from drugs and the streets,” said 29-year-old Diane Monique-Rodriguez, who has a history of drug abuse and was recently re-incarcerated for two and a half weeks. 1,221 more words

Criminal Justice

Federal Immigration Policy Affecting Local Communities

Undocumented University of New Mexico (UNM) student Felipe Rodriguez takes out his pen and notebook and begins taking notes while his psychology professor starts lecturing about questions that will arise in the upcoming midterm. 917 more words

Criminal Justice