Filmmaker Crystal Kwok speaks to a customer at shop featured in the film,"Blurring the Color Line."

‘I want people to have uncomfortable conversations’: A new documentary explores Chinese and Black relations in the Jim Crow South


Crystal Kwok is the director of “Blurring the Color Line,” a new documentary about her family’s experience in Augusta, Georgia, and the relationships between Chinese Americans and Black people during the Jim Crow era.

Farm workers wearing hats break up earth

Farmworkers who face extreme heat fear retaliation or deportation if they complain, says nurse

Human rights
Tourists at the mingling with Stone Mountain and colorful trees in the background

Stone Mountain — home to the largest Confederate monument in the US — is celebrating its first Juneteenth

A man is shown in blurred focus walking past a digital sign that says, 'open 7' and glass beneth it with the sign for Gold Spa in the reflection.

Atlanta shootings come in wake of rise in anti-Asian hate crimes

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Ricky Hurtado, the first Latino candidate to run for North Carolina's House of Representatives, poses for a portrait by a mural in Graham on March 10, 2020. It's been a tumultuous few months for Hurtado. In November, the 32-year-old son of a Salvadoran im

What impact will Latino voters have on North Carolina in the future?

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Leticia Arcila has voted in local and state elections. This is her first presidential election.

This young Latina calls health insurance ‘life-changing.’ She hopes Biden will help everyone get it.

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Leticia Arcila, 20, who lives in Atlanta, is hopeful about the executive orders that President Joe Biden has already signed and anticipates more progress in areas like health care.

Stacey Abrams 2020 election

Georgia’s green voters helped deliver the Senate to the Democrats


Voters most likely to rank the environment as their top priority are young, Black or Latino, and they were key voters in the two recent senatorial wins in Georgia that gave the majority to Democrats.

Six people wearing medical masks stand and shout slogans.

Mass arrests of opposition lawmakers in Hong Kong; Sudan and US sign historic ‘Abraham Accords’; All eyes on Georgia Senate runoffs

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Early morning arrests in Hong Kong were the most sweeping crackdown on Hong Kong’s democracy movement since the controversial national security law was imposed by Beijing last June.

Volunteers assemble signs before a rally for Democratic US Senate candidate Jon Ossoff and former US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro in Lilburn, Georgia, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. 

Latino communities targeted by disinformation ahead of Georgia’s Senate runoffs

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Georgia’s Senate runoffs are set for Jan. 5. And just like with the presidential election, there’s concern about mis- and disinformation targeting the state’s voters — including its growing Latino community.  

A supporter holds up a large sign during a rally.

‘Georgia, all eyes are on you’: Activists galvanize Latino voters ahead of runoffs 

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Since the 1990s, Georgia’s Latino community has grown steadily. Their votes could now make a difference in the hotly contested runoff races that will determine whether Republicans or Democrats control the US Senate.