With Kamala Harris, Americans again have trouble understanding what ‘multiracial’ means

With Kamala Harris, Americans again have trouble understanding what 'multiracial' means While the debates about Kamala Harris’ multiracial identity may seem new, they echo the commentary and confusion faced by other high-profile mixed-race people in the US such as Tiger Woods. The Conversation September 02, …

A Salvadoran American’s memoir ‘comes full circle’ on a family history of violence, struggle

A Salvadoran American’s memoir ‘comes full circle’ on a family history of violence, struggle The World September 01, 2020 · 6:00 PM EDT By The World staff Producer Joyce Hackel Player utilities Popout Share download Listen to the story. Writer Roberto Lovato’s new memoir examines …

A US report shows big strides on human trafficking. Advocates say the message is misleading.

A US report shows big strides on human trafficking. Advocates say the message is misleading. Advocates across the world warn that with the pandemic and economic downturn, there’s an urgent risk that more people will fall prey to human traffickers. The World June 29, 2020 …

Discussion: How the coronavirus crisis is exacerbating food insecurities and global inequities

Discussion: How the coronavirus crisis is exacerbating food insecurities and global inequities The World June 29, 2020 · 11:30 AM EDT Updated: June 30, 2020 · 1:30 PM EDT By The World staff Share Even as some countries start to reopen, the world is far …

As Lebanon’s financial crisis worsens, migrant workers are being dumped on the streets like ‘trash’

As Lebanon’s financial crisis worsens, migrant workers are being dumped on the streets like ‘trash’ Human rights advocates say the migrants have little to no recourse, and that the situation is bound to deteriorate further as more people in the country cannot afford to pay …

Black history is ‘integral part’ of British culture, says Black Curriculum founder

Black history is ‘integral part’ of British culture, says Black Curriculum founder What do students learn in the classroom about race and history? In the UK, an organization called The Black Curriculum has been pushing for Black history to be taught nationwide.  The World June …

This African American in Ghana says making Juneteenth a federal holiday is a ‘small gesture.’ She urges police reform.

This African American in Ghana says making Juneteenth a federal holiday is a ‘small gesture.’ She urges police reform. The World June 19, 2020 · 2:45 PM EDT By The World staff Producer Carol Hills Player utilities Popout Share download Listen to the story. This …

Why many in public health support anti-racism protests — with some precautions amid coronavirus

Why many in public health support anti-racism protests — with some precautions amid coronavirus Many health care workers say the pandemic and systemic racism are intertwined. But they stress the need for people to take precautions as COVID-19 continues to spread. The World June 15, …

Trump administration proposes more hurdles for asylum-seekers; Amazon halts police use of facial recognition technology

Trump administration proposes more hurdles for asylum-seekers; Amazon halts police use of facial recognition technology The World June 11, 2020 · 10:00 AM EDT By The World staff Migrants are seen outside of tents at a migrant encampment where more than 2,000 people live while …

US may be violating international law in its response to protesters, UN expert says

US may be violating international law in its response to protesters, UN expert says International human rights advocates observing how the US is handling the protests have said the US may be violating international law. The World spoke to UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard on the …

Rwandan genocide suspect found after decades; The dangers of ‘vaccine nationalism’; Probe launched after Trump ousts State Dept. watchdog

Rwandan genocide suspect found after decades; The dangers of 'vaccine nationalism'; Probe launched after Trump ousts State Dept. watchdog The World May 18, 2020 · 10:00 AM EDT By The World staff Readers look at a newspaper June 12, 2002 in Nairobi carrying the photograph …

Facebook will pay $52M to US content moderators for trauma on the job. What about its international contractors?

Facebook will pay $52M to US content moderators for trauma on the job. What about its international contractors? The World May 15, 2020 · 1:00 PM EDT By Lydia Emmanouilidou Player utilities Popout Share download Listen to the story. A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on …