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Video: Paraíso

Three immigrant window cleaners risk their lives every day rappelling down some of Chicago’s tallest skyscrapers. With spectacular cinematography, Paraíso reveals the beauty and danger of their job and what they see on the way down.

September 22, 2019 · 2 Comments

Yolanda Parker: I grew up in the segregated South. For me, Supreme Court rulings are personal.

I fear a return to a time when our rights were considered secondary, if at all. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has a history of interpreting the law in a way … Continue reading

September 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Richard St. John: Maria’s Song

An old story: the girl was pregnant, had spent the night on the streets of Washington.  It looked like she’d come for a green card, or maybe to get warm … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

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