What We Are Reading

Some remarkable writing from around the web by and about immigrants


WEEK SIX - June 24th, 2017

  • This Land Is Our Land: Young Immigrant Musicians Reinvent A Classic
     
  • Nigerian-American Tomi Adeyemi’s ‘Children of Blood and Bone’ -Teen Vogue
     
  • Afghan Girls Robotics Team Finally Allowed To Enter US For Competition -IFL Science
     
  • In America, saying thank you is routine. In India, it can be insulting. -The Atlantic
     
  • Latina Immigrants Raise $30 Million Venture Fund -Huffington Post
     
  • Kenzo Designer Humberto Leon Pens an Open Letter About Identity Politics - TeenVogue
     
  • Immigrants revitalize Detroit -The Detroit News
     
  • Immigrant Triumph at the Oscars of American Fashion -The NYTimes

WEEK FIVE - May 22nd, 2017

  • Wedding Dress A Symbol Of Something New For Syrian Refugee  -
     
  • How I Solved It: New York Or Lahore? - The New Yorker
     
  • Immigrant-Led Pilot Gives Used Cooking Oil a Second Chance - N
     
  • MIT study: Immigrants vital to Boston’s economy - The Boston Globe
     
  • Immigrant rises to top of graduating class - Houston Chronicle
     
  • Film And Food: Sharing The Stories Of Immigrants With Conservative America -NPR
     
  • Austin’s “Poderosas” Mural is an Homage to Immigrant Mothers - Remezcla

WEEK FOUR - May 15th, 2017

  • "I do not know what my identity is when I am not working."  -A comic
     
  • The Vilcek Prize recognizes immigrant artists who make a contribution to U.S. culture through their art.- N
     
  • Ten Immigrants Who Became Famous Artists - Sleek Magazine
     
  • Trump's Immigration Ban is Already Harming American Science - The Atlantic
     
  • Four Artists Who Are Reshaping America's Immigration Debate - Colorlines

WEEK THREE - March 6th, 2017

  • "I am an immigrant" Fashion leaders speak out in this video - T
     
  • How to help refugees in the United States - Rescue.org
     
  • New American Girls: a series of incredible videos- PBS
     
  • How the fight over refugees threatens one woman's dream of motherhood - Glamour
     
  • If They Should Come For Us, a poem - Poetry Foundation
     
  • How I Learned to Celebrate Eid in America - Buzzfeed
     

WEEK TWO - January 27th, 2017

  • 10 uniquely American things created by immigrants - NBC Latino
     
  •  Immigrant Authors Are Making American Literature Great Again - Vice
  • What American Women Who Wear Hijab Want You to Know - The Atlantic
     
  • Iranian director sent prominent Iranian-American engineers to accept his Oscar - W
     
  • All six of America's Nobel Prize Winners are immigrants - The Independent
     
  • When Home Is Between Different Countries And Genders - Buzzfeed

WEEK ONE - January 20th, 2017

  • One Harvard Lab, Six Iranian Scientists, and Some Tea - The Atlantic
     
  •  Exploring ties to her Kashmiri home through cooking - Buzzfeed
     
  • How Immigrants Make American science Great - Pacific Standard
     
  • A family of Syrian refugees is making life sweeter for Berlin - The Local
     
  • Museum launches a "made by an immigrant" initiative - CNN
     
  • All six of America's Nobel Prize Winners are immigrants - The Independent
     
  • Hollywood agency scraps Oscar party, supports refugees instead - The Hollywood Reporter