Seth Wessler Press

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Talks Immigration Reform with Seth Freed Wessler

Wessler told Harris-Perry “the pressure is really on” for comprehensive immigration reform.

LatinoUSA: Seth Wessler on SB1070 Supreme Court Decision

Colorlines.com’s Seth Freed Wessler produced a segment on the SB 1070 decision for NPR’s LatinoUSA.

Seth Wessler Acceptance Speech: 2012 Hillman Prize for Web Journalism [VIDEO]

Colorlines reporter Seth Freed Wessler was awarded the prestigious Hillman Prize for his work on Shattered Families investigation, which found at least 5,000 U.S. citizen children are in the foster care system today due to the detainment or deportation of their undocumented immigrant parents by the U.S. government.

Seth Wessler Talks Deportation and Shattered Families [VIDEO]

“The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann” invited Colorlines.com reporter Seth Freed Wessler to discuss the Shattered Families report: “Children are being ripped from the arms of their parents at an alarming rate today in America. 5,000 American children are in foster care today because their parents have been deported. So is this really what Americans want when they call for greater enforcement of our borders? Or has something gone terribly wrong with immigration enforcement?”

Colorlines.com's Seth Freed Wessler Accepts 2012 Hillman Prize for Web Journalism

The Hillman Prize is a journalism awarded annually to “journalists, writers and public figures who pursue social justice and public policy for the common good.”

Seth Freed Wessler Wins Hillman Prize for Deportation Investigation

Colorlines.com investigative reporter Seth Freed Wessler wins the 2012 Hillman Prize for his “Shattered Families” investigation of the intersection of deportation and child welfare.

Seth Freed Wessler Talks Georgia's SB 1070 Copycat on Democracy Now

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Seth Wessler on WBAI: Racism Rigged the Economy [AUDIO]

Our own Seth Wessler appeared on WBAI’s Talk Back! with Hugh Hamilton last week. Seth and Hugh discussed racial disparities in the economy, as detailed in ARC’s Race and Recession report from earlier this year.

Race and Recession: Radio Interview with Seth Wessler

Our very own Seth Wessler, researcher and author of “Race and Recession: How Inequity Rigged the Economy and How to Change the Rules”, was recently a guest on ‘Voices from the edge.’

The current economic downturn has affected people of color disproportionately.