Marisa Peñaloza appears in the following:
Thursday, September 29, 2022
This has been the deadliest year ever for migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Hundreds have drowned in the Rio Grande or perished from extreme heat in failed smuggling attempts.
Friday, September 23, 2022
Migrants from across the hemisphere are increasingly crossing the border in a remote corner of South Texas. The shift has big implications for border towns like Eagle Pass — and the entire country.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
A shift in migration patterns is bringing thousands of migrants to remote South Texas. This development has transformed the area into the busiest sector of the border for several months running.
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Voices from the 1960s reflect on the 2020s: "We feel that we are reliving the past."
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
America was polarized during the civil rights movement in the 1960s. Veterans from the movement say the racial backlash they feel today is reminiscent of the recoil they faced in 1968.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
People look to the Civil War for a precedent to the current state of polarization. But look no further than the 1960s, when America was riven over Vietnam, counterculture and the student movement.
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
The discovery of the ship on an Alabama river bottom has fostered a renewed hope for descendants of the Clotilda's captives, and the community they founded called Africatown.
Sunday, May 29, 2022
Julián Moreno is the retired pastor of a Baptist church in Uvalde. Members of the congregation gathered to remember his great-granddaugher and another girl who was killed in the shooting.
Saturday, May 28, 2022
Texas has tightened security at schools considerably over the past four years. But the new protective measures came up short earlier this week in Uvalde.
Wednesday, March 09, 2022
As Russia bombs Ukraine, many Ukrainians in the U.S. are trying to help their country, but are finding challenges as normal shipping channels are broken with dangerous roads and blocked ports.
Thursday, February 10, 2022
Low-income housing is in crisis - corporate landlords are squeezing renters with higher rents in often unsafe housing units. Renters are fighting back
Monday, November 22, 2021
Thousands of recent Afghan refugees are still living on military bases as resettlement agencies struggle to find affordable housing. Some, like Zahra Yagana, are finding help in unexpected places.
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Of 4,202 applications from late 2018 to June 2021 only 194 were granted asylum. Some Haitians say there's been a history of racism and mistreatment by U.S. authorities for more than a century.
Wednesday, October 06, 2021
Some 13,000 Afghan refugees who escaped the Taliban forces find themselves in an Army base in rural Wisconsin. They await resettlement in communities across the nation.
Friday, September 10, 2021
Black communities face a growing share of overdoses, but addiction treatment resources and attention are still focused on white communities.
Sunday, September 05, 2021
Scenes of violence in Afghanistan triggered painful memories for Hossein Mahrammi and his family. He says starting a new life in the U.S. wasn't easy but they've embraced the culture and customs here.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
According to the complaint filed this week in U.S. District Court, living conditions for families in an apartment complex in suburban Maryland include rodent infestation and toxic mold.
Wednesday, July 07, 2021
A bitter fight is ongoing between powerful backers of a giant terminal on the Mississippi River and residents of the historic Black town of Wallace, La., who say this is environmental racism.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Companies are responding to a social movement fueled by the killing of George Floyd, a 47-year-old Black man who died on May 25, 2020, in Minneapolis while in police custody.
Monday, May 24, 2021
Survivors and their descendants say facing the truth about the Tulsa Race Massacre is essential in the nation's struggle to confront racial injustice and violence against Black people.