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The hair braiding profession has found it especially difficult to recover from the pandemic. This industry is a lifeline that is turning into a dead-end

West African Hair Braiding Industry Is Being Destroyed by the Pandemic

As the COVID pandemic continues to harm businesses in New York City, West African hair braiders find other ways to survive.

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These Laundromat Workers Were Fired After Forming a Union. Now They’re Fighting Back

Six immigrant women formed the first storefront laundromat union in the City. Their company hired a "Union Avoidance" consultant to dissuade them and fired them anyway.

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Migrant Boy Found Wandering Alone Was Deported and Kidnapped

A young boy whose video was shared widely online was kidnapped and separated from his mother when his family couldn't pay for her release.

Newsletter Primary category in which blog post is published

New Jersey Hunger Striker Risking His Life and Worrying His Family

A longtime New Jersey resident is taking part in his second hunger strike after being transferred to a Florida jail.