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Kenya is pressuring thousands of expat NGO workers and volunteers to go home

When Madonna visited Kenya last week, she snapped a photo of a murky, trash-filled stream in a slum in Nairobi. “Imagine this is where your water comes from!” she wrote on Instagram, plugging a local NGO that works on water sanitation in Kibera, one of the largest informal settlements in Africa.<p>The …

Africa

Meet The Amazing 9-Year-Old Girl Who Creates Care Packages For Homeless Women

Kare Bags created after a girl walked by homeless people on her way to school<p>A 9-year-old girl from Southern California has already made a bigger …

Homelessness

Labeling Black Lives Matter As A Terrorist Organization Is Not Only Unjust, It's Dangerous

In 2013, a Florida court acquitted George Zimmerman, who killed the 17-year old Trayvon Martin because he looked suspicious, of murder and manslaughter. Following this decision, a hashtag erupted on Twitter, #BlackLivesMatter.<p>Using the hashtag to gather people, starting with the African-American …

I Don't Know Much But I Know Why Black Lives Matter

Philando Castile and I share birthdays in July. This year, I celebrated mine with friends and family. But Castile's friends and family are mourning his death, killed by a police officer in the St. Paul, Minnesota, suburbs after he was pulled over for a broken taillight.<p>He would have been 33. I am …

Racial discontent is rising, but that’s not Obama’s fault.

In the national shouting match over racism, discrimination, and American policing that we’ve conducted since the tragedies in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, …

Political Science

China Is Clamping Down on Foreign Arts Organizations

Late last month, Guy Ullens broke the news that he plans to sell the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), one of the most renowned private …

Refugees caught up in child prostitution in Athens

ATHENS -- There are new arrivals in the once-grand park of Pedion tou Areos in central Athens. Among the drug dealers and dog walkers, joggers and …

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How AI and 3D printing is set to transform the lives of refugees

According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), more than 4.8 million people have fled Syria alone since the …

'Unthinkable': Austria minister slams the latest EU proposal on the refugees' right to work

Austria took in 90,000 asylum seekers during the influx of migrants to Europe last year, but has since capped its intake and imposed border controls. Currently asylum applicants are allowed to work in community jobs.<p>But the proposal made by the European Commission on Wednesday would include a rule …

Look At These Searing Pictures Of Exiles, Migrants, And Refugees On The Move

Sebastião Salgado spent six years documenting migrant peoples, visiting more than 35 countries.<p>Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Salgado released his books <i>Exodus</i> and <i>Children</i> in 1999, documenting the movement of peoples around the globe, including those fleeing conflict and hardship in Rwanda, …