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Alejandro Escovedo Chronicles Border Stories On New Album

The veteran Mexican-American rocker discusses his new album, “The Crossing,” which tells the story of immigrants seeking liberation despite the barriers the United States throws their way.

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Donald Glover Talks Race and 'Atlanta' in New Profile

Ahead of the second season premiere of his FX show, the creator discusses how his Blackness impacts his work.

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The Most Chilling Thing an ICE Agent Told The New Yorker

An anonymous agent on his agency, Immigration and Customs Enforcement: “We’re not doing what we tell people we do.”

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'Formation' Director: 'I Didn't Know the Video Was Going to Incite All Those Conversations'

Melina Matsoukas opens up about her work with both Knowles sisters, being a Black woman in a White man-dominated industry for the New Yorker. 

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READ: Racist Fox News Segment Echoes Historic Anti-Asian Bullying

“To legitimize myself as a proper citizen of this country, there are times when I have wondered, despite myself, how much distance I must place between myself and those whom Watters and Trump feel free to mock,” wrote Jiayang Fan in a sobering essay for The New Yorker.

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Trump Ghostwriter to Donate Book Royalties to Immigrant Rights Orgs

“I like the idea that, the more copies that ‘The Art of the Deal’ sells, the more money I can donate to the people whose rights Trump seeks to abridge,” Tony Schwartz told The New Yorker.

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Out of Despair, Hope: The 3rd Anniversary of #BlackLivesMatter, Zimmerman Acquittal

Where were you when George Zimmerman walked free after killing Trayvon Martin?

READ: Jelani Cobb on the History—and Future—of Black Lives Matter

Cobb’s latest piece for The New Yorker examines how the movement differs from those of the past and how its decentralized leadership style could impact its chances of success.

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Kalief Browder's Suicide Resonates Throughout Media

The young man, who was jailed for three years on Riker’s Island as a 16-year-old with no trial, has inspired responses from various news outlets and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul. 

Five Racist Ways The New Yorker is Embarrassing Itself

Take a thousand seats, Jesse Eisenberg. 

New Yorker Cover Shows Obama Enjoying Super Bowl of Romney vs. Gingrich

On newsstands today is the latest

“New Yorker” magazine with a cover depicting Obama enjoying a Super Bowl of epic proportions with Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich battling out.