Deepa Fernandes is a radio journalist who has covered guerrilla insurgencies, natural disasters and political coups in countries from Haiti to East Timor. She now covers little kids, and their issues, for Southern California Public Radio where she is the Early Childhood Development Correspondent.
Deepa Fernandes is a journalist who has covered guerrilla insurgencies, natural disasters and political coups in countries from Haiti to East Timor. Most recently she was the Early Childhood Development Correspondent for KPCC. Prior to Southern California Public Radio, Deepa was a national anchor for the Pacifica Radio network, she founded and ran a national non-profit that aimed to diversify the ranks of journalism by training new reporters in communities of color, and she was a Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford in 2012. She has an MA from Columbia University.
Khafre Jay taught himself Hindi so he could call out acts of racism by Indian Americans on his radio show. He touched on a subject many Indian Americans don't talk about: the prevalence of anti-Black attitudes in the South Asian community.
On June 30, Greece will revoke cash cards, apartments and other support for asylum-seekers who have been granted refugee status, leaving some refugees desperate to find work and wondering how they'll manage.
Black female surfers say they often have to battle aggression and isolation while out in the water. One group from Northern California hopes to change that by helping more black female surfers compete professionally.
A government program has created 800 full-time Indigenous rangers who patrol to make sure water sources are clean and restore resources damaged by intensive farming practices.
The number of Aboriginal children removed from their families in Australia and placed in out-of-home care has doubled in the last 10 years. In the Northern Territory it is three times as high as a decade ago.
For decades, the Aboriginal community has politely asked tourists not to climb Uluru, one of their most sacred sites. Beginning in October 2019, the site will finally be closed to climbing.
Los habitantes del estado mexicano de Baja California Sur vivían de la pesca durante generaciones, hasta que los peces se acabaron.
Small towns in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur lived on fishing for generations. When the fish ran out, they took a radical step.
Máxima Acuña-Atalaya de Chaupe has waged a years-long battle against Newmont Mining to try and retain her farm — and stop a new open pit mine.
Advocates say that these immigration enforcement threats keep workers from telling their stories of wage theft to law enforcement. Wage theft costs Los Angeles workers $26 million a week, according to the University of California, Los Angeles.
When the weather changed and kids became malnourished, one Guatemalan indigenous community made big changes. And they seem to be working.