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The wedding industry is up and running again as more people are vaccinated and couples have rescheduled their canceled plans due to COVID. But the return of weddings is also highlighting the lack of services catered to people of color…
The pandemic took a particularly heavy toll on the restaurant business, with tens of thousands shutting their doors for good. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro visited one unusual establishment that’s bucking the trend, and reviving Native American food traditions…
Recruitment of foreign-trained nurses has hit a record high in the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic. But these workers, many of whom come from the Philippines, can sometimes wait years to come to the U.S. due to visa backlogs.
The conflict in Ukraine has only highlighted the crisis of displaced people seeking safe haven, now at 82 million according to the U.N. refugee agency. While much of the focus in the U.S. has been on immigration enforcement along the…
The wave of migration across the U.S. in the mid-1800's included people looking to live in open spaces, with land to grow crops and the opportunity to have a better life. After the Civil War, that included freed slaves and…
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For decades, Black farmers have been excluded from federal farm programs — a systematic pattern of discrimination that the U.S. Department of Agriculture acknowledged decades ago. Yet proposals to compensate farmers for past wrongs have languished in controversy and red…
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