Author: Khanh Le

School Districts to Close Due to Women’s Strike

Chapel Hill-Carrboro, a North Carolina School District and Alexandria Public Schools (Alexandria, VA) recently put out school closure statements because so many teachers called out for the International Women’s Strike.

CUNY Skypes with Brazilian Student Occupiers

CUNY Urban Education skyped with two Brazilian students: a college student who is currently occupying his university and a high school student who was part of the first wave of occupations a year ago.

School Districts to Close Due to Women’s Strike

Chapel Hill-Carrboro, a North Carolina School District and Alexandria Public Schools (Alexandria, VA) recently put out school closure statements because so many teachers called out for the International Women’s Strike.

Silk Pajamas for Fancy Ladies: My Ma, Refugee Factory Worker

The now-famous image of Vietnamese, clinging to the last United States helicopter leaving Saigon from the top of the American embassy, marked the end of the Vietnam War and the beginning of the Vietnamese refugee experience. When the war officially ended on April 30, 1975, many fled the country not by helicopter, but by boat, facing pirates and starvation at sea. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees began to set up camps in Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia and Hong Kong to accommodate more than a million Vietnamese refugees with nowhere else to go. My family was among the many

CUNY Skypes with Brazilian Student Occupiers

CUNY Urban Education skyped with two Brazilian students: a college student who is currently occupying his university and a high school student who was part of the first wave of occupations a year ago.