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By Lucy Kang (Originally aired on the Pacifica Evening News on Friday, February 22) It’s Day One of the Oakland teachers’ strike, Thursday, February 21st. Teachers across the city are holding picket lines at their schools in a walkout that been weeks in the making. The teachers union, Oakland Education Association (OEA) is demanding … Continued
By Lucy Kang, with help from Amanda Bloom KPFA News December 20, 2018 This is Part 2 in a series exploring the influx of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers at the US-Mexico border in Tijuana. Check out Part 1 here. The current American legal framework on asylum and refugees has its roots in 1975, when … Continued
By Lucy Kang, with help from April Newman KPFA News December 12, 2018 (Names have been changed and/or omitted to protect the security of the migrants.) Central American migrants line up outside a car carrying bags full of clothes. The car pulls up outside the gates of El Barretal, a nightclub venue on … Continued