July 16, 2021

One of the ugliest side effects of Trump’s nationalistic views is the perception that people of color are less than caucasians. Nowhere is that more evident than in our farm fields where immigrant labor is expected to toil in harsh climate conditions to harvest the nation’s food supply. Well, one farm worker is reminding us all of the lack of humanity in those expectations; Illinois just became the first state to forbid police to do this common tactic with minors; and Who says children can’t learn important lessons from video games? Go beyond the headlines…

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