North Brother Island’s name comes from the tiny island in New York’s East River that was the site of a horrific shipwreck in the early 1900s, in which more than 1,000 people died. It’s lesser-known stories like this one that inspire its members to to craft their songs.
The face of migration from Central America and Mexico to the United States is changing. Immigration arrest statistics from Mexico for the first six months of 2016 mirror a rise in detentions by U-S border agents of Africans and Asians trying to illegally enter the U.S. on the southwest border from Mexico.
Solar energy and controversy have been sharing a lot of sentences in the past couple of years. Some have been related to the need for Arizona to be more competitive, while others have focused on political campaigns and so-called dark money.