3:04 pm - Sat, Aug 16, 2014
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beautiesofafrique:

Esther Mahlangu an Ndebele woman from South Africa | © Daniel Malva

beautiesofafrique:

Esther Mahlangu an Ndebele woman from South Africa | © Daniel Malva

(via theafricatheynevershowyou)

10:23 am - Sat, Aug 9, 2014
Spot @Jollibee in your ‘hood? Chances are you have a lot of #Filipino neighbors http://t.co/enOtNgsLx0 #foodin2worlds

Spot @Jollibee in your ‘hood? Chances are you have a lot of #Filipino neighbors http://t.co/enOtNgsLx0 #foodin2worlds

10:07 am
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ourtimeorg:

Exactly

ourtimeorg:

Exactly

9:49 am
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We found our favorite #NYC Trinidadian roti and doubles here: http://t.co/8h7jDWoJO2 #foodin2worlds #trini #brooklyn

We found our favorite #NYC Trinidadian roti and doubles here: http://t.co/8h7jDWoJO2 #foodin2worlds #trini #brooklyn

10:09 am - Thu, Aug 7, 2014
Horchata beer anyone? Blue Moon drops new flavored ale inspired by #Mexico #foodin2worlds

Horchata beer anyone? Blue Moon drops new flavored ale inspired by #Mexico #foodin2worlds

8:57 pm - Tue, Aug 5, 2014
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micdotcom:

Nearly 500K undocumented kids have come to America since October. Here’s where 30K have ended up

 Nearly 30,000 immigrant children have been placed within a multitude of U.S. states, though the majority of those children landed in California, Virginia, Texas, Florida and New York. Sponsors or relatives are stepping in for overwhelmed immigration authorities, who have an “urgent humanitarian crisis” on their hands, according to President Obama.
Unless they can be released into the care of a sponsor, parent or relative, these kids stay in government-run shelters.

micdotcom:

Nearly 500K undocumented kids have come to America since October. Here’s where 30K have ended up

 Nearly 30,000 immigrant children have been placed within a multitude of U.S. states, though the majority of those children landed in California, Virginia, Texas, Florida and New York. Sponsors or relatives are stepping in for overwhelmed immigration authorities, who have an “urgent humanitarian crisis” on their hands, according to President Obama.

Unless they can be released into the care of a sponsor, parent or relative, these kids stay in government-run shelters.

(via upworthy)

8:52 pm
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upworthy:

Some Smart People Were Asked Why Race Still Matters. Here Are Their 1-Sentence Answers.

"Facing" race (acknowledging it, what it means, and how it affects us and everything around us) can be hard. This video is advertising a dope conference that wants to make it easier, but trust me: You can start right where you are. And here are a few great reasons why you should.

8:40 pm
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shannonaston:

Footscray, Melbourne

(via migrantography)

5:50 pm
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Nepali and Tibetan Immigrants Thrive in the Union Square Greenmarket

The Greenmarket was founded in 1976 to promote locally grown products directly to New York consumers hungry for fresh, high quality produce. Four days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday) there are dozens of stalls selling a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, meat, fish and baked goods. 

About five percent of the salespeople are Nepali and Tibetan and the number is rising because of a tight-knit community network and mouth-to-mouth publicity.

Listen to the full story here: http://t.co/bhdLaLHFLl

Nepali and Tibetan Immigrants Thrive in the Union Square Greenmarket

The Greenmarket was founded in 1976 to promote locally grown products directly to New York consumers hungry for fresh, high quality produce. Four days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday) there are dozens of stalls selling a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, meat, fish and baked goods.

About five percent of the salespeople are Nepali and Tibetan and the number is rising because of a tight-knit community network and mouth-to-mouth publicity.

Listen to the full story here: http://t.co/bhdLaLHFLl

12:24 pm
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Hope and Pain - The Story of an Unaccompanied Minor
Despite getting a second chance after arriving in the US, Darlin Adonay Peña faces an uncertain future.
He left behind a childhood of forced labor and a family he barely knew without a clear plan of what to do once he reached the United States or even knowing whether there was a chance to get papers allowing him to work.
What happened after he arrived was a surprise. Border Patrol sent him to a shelter with hundreds of kids alone and scared like him. He met attorneys there who listened to his story and told him there was a way to help him stay in the country legally.
An immigration judge granted him a green card. He got to live with Americans who cared about him in a way no one ever had. He then got a dormitory room in a transitional-living program, a place supported by federal funds and private donations for youths who are getting back on their feet. He enrolled in school and found the full-time job.

Hope and Pain - The Story of an Unaccompanied Minor

Despite getting a second chance after arriving in the US, Darlin Adonay Peña faces an uncertain future.

He left behind a childhood of forced labor and a family he barely knew without a clear plan of what to do once he reached the United States or even knowing whether there was a chance to get papers allowing him to work.

What happened after he arrived was a surprise. Border Patrol sent him to a shelter with hundreds of kids alone and scared like him. He met attorneys there who listened to his story and told him there was a way to help him stay in the country legally.

An immigration judge granted him a green card. He got to live with Americans who cared about him in a way no one ever had. He then got a dormitory room in a transitional-living program, a place supported by federal funds and private donations for youths who are getting back on their feet. He enrolled in school and found the full-time job.

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