Puerto Rican activist Oscar López Rivera, who was convicted by the US government of "seditious conspiracy" in 1981, is now one of the longest-held political prisoners in the world. President Obama has the opportunity to pardon López Rivera, 72, a move that could have political implications for the 2016 presidential election.
Many immigrants travel to the United States escaping horrific hardships and violence. They reach the US-Mexico border with the hopes of receiving asylum to protect them from the horrors in their home countries, but they are often met with insurmountable legal obstacles. Despite so many obstacles, migrants continue to travel to the US in search of refuge.
With tens of thousands of white people coming into consciousness about the reality of systemic racism and thousands of experienced white anti-racists trying to figure out how to step up, Unitarian Universalist leader Ashley Horan talks about how racial justice organizers can move white communities in the fourth interview of this series.