Vox Populi

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Abby Zimet: On Genealogical Glass Houses

. The Racist-In-Chief continues to spout his pitiless rhetoric on immigration – aka don’t want no more brown-skinned people in my wannabe chaste white kingdom – even appropriating the memory … Continue reading

January 19, 2018 · 2 Comments

Jenne Andrews: Nightfall on Ellis Island

In my dream someone said resolutely, Commit the body to the deep, and I thought, does the sea too promise itself? And the icons of liberty were themselves as salt, … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Child Migrants Have Been Coming to America Alone Since Ellis Island

An unaccompanied child migrant was the first person in line on opening day of the new immigration station at Ellis Island. Her name was Annie Moore, and that day, January 1, … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

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