A flood. A wave. A surge. What’s happening at the U.S.-Mexico border is none of those things, but you wouldn’t know it from watching or reading some of the coverage in U.S. media. In recent weeks, the phrases “surge of migrants,” “migrant surge,” “the surge,” “surge at border” and other variations have all appeared in…
ITT Sound Off: Where Are the Reparations?
Maria and guest co-host Jamilah King, reporter and host of the Mother Jones podcast, discuss the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. They also dive into recent anti-trans legislation coinciding with the start of Pride Month and give an immigration update about the termination of former President Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy.
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ITT Staff Picks:
- For Poynter, Mark I. Pinsky published an in depth four-part series on how, historically, Southern newspapers played a major role in racial violence.
- Assistant Professor Veldon Coburn writes about the history behind the remains of 215 Indigenous children recently found in an unmarked mass grave in Canada for this article in The Conversation.
- This article for The Advocate by reporter Jacob Ogles details what Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ recent veto on all LGBTQ programs and projects from the state budget means for the Florida LGBTQ community.
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