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Opinion: The Photo of the Bodies of Óscar Alberto Martínez and His Daughter Captures the Gravity of the Plight of Undocumented Immigrants and Their Quest for Freedom

The deaths of Óscar Alberto Martínez and his 23-month old daughter, Valeria, are tragedies that have caught this nation’s eye. The two along with Martínez’s wife had left El Salvador for Mexico to gain asylum in the United States. The young father and his daughter drowned as they tried to…

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Opinion: ‘When They See Us’ Highlights Why Exoneration Doesn’t Equal Vindication For Blacks and Latinos

“When They See Us” is director extraordinaire Ava Duvernay’s latest masterpiece. The four-part Netflix mini-series debuted on May 31 to rave reviews and incredibly emotional responses from viewers who watched the series. The drama detailed the terrible injustice committed against the “Central Park Five.” It’s not the first time Blacks…