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BT Daily: What Is Behind America’s Immigration Crisis?

BT Daily: What Is Behind America’s Immigration Crisis?

[Darris McNeely] Well, looking at an article in a recent issue of our Beyond Today magazine about immigration and the issues regarding that, I was struck by a story I remember that I went through one time that I think brings a human face to this entire issue of immigration, migration, walls, and the whole discussion that has polarized the world and especially the United States at this time. I was in Israel. My friend and I were traveling between…

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A life’s journey towards freedom & creativity: Gazmend Kapllani at TEDxThessaloniki

A life’s journey towards freedom & creativity: Gazmend Kapllani at TEDxThessaloniki

Translator: Peter Douskalis Reviewer: Chryssa Takahashi Good evening. Thank you very much for coming. My job is to narrate stories of my own and of others, and today I will try to recount and share with you some of my personal thoughts and stories. Starting with my name. My name is Gazmed Kaplani. Does anyone here know Albanian? This is what is like to not know foreign languages, correct? (Laughter) (Applause) I was born in Albania in August of 1967,…

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The President Speaks on Fixing America’s Broken Immigration System

The President Speaks on Fixing America’s Broken Immigration System

The President: My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration. For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations. It’s kept us youthful, dynamic, and entrepreneurial. It has shaped our character as a people with limitless possibilities — people not trapped by our past, but able to remake ourselves as we choose. But today, our immigration system is broken — and everybody…

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What soccer can teach us about freedom | Marc Bamuthi Joseph

What soccer can teach us about freedom | Marc Bamuthi Joseph

The two places where I feel most free aren’t actually places. They’re moments. The first is inside of dance. Somewhere between rising up against gravity and the feeling that the air beneath me is falling in love with my body’s weight. I’m dancing and the air is carrying me like I might never come down. The second place that I feel free is after scoring a goal on the soccer pitch. My body floods with the chemical that they put…

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The Lion King (Is Garbage & Here’s Why) – Radical Reviewer

The Lion King (Is Garbage & Here’s Why) – Radical Reviewer

hey I know you do that jaywalking punk anarchist hello this is the radical reviewer taking a look at the Lion King a story of struggle in friendship and justice and revolution and rigid caste systems and knowing your place and the glory of monarchy I figured it was poignant to take a look at this classic film before the live-action movie comes out so let’s take a look at this old Disney film and see what it’s all about…

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[WATCH] Mass Freedom, a Project of Race Forward

[WATCH] Mass Freedom, a Project of Race Forward

Policing Immigration Incarceration Detention We were one block away from home, when we were pulled over The arresting officer insisted my brother had an illegal part added to his car It wasn’t true I remember the feeling of rage, of helplessness, of wanting to stop everything I offered to drive her to the hospital, to get treatment and care She’d just been the victim of a crime and she was waiting to be seen, and two police officers came up…

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