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James Jeffrey

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James Jeffrey is a British journalist who divides his time between America, East Africa, and the UK. His writing appears in various international media.

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“His hour of political triumph became another hour of mindless tragedy in a nation that cannot or will not keep weapons of death from the hands of madmen who walk its streets.” — Jules Witcover more

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Undocumented immigrants are being hunted down and kicked out of the country—but Washington remains more than happy to take their taxes. more

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The string of bombings in Austin have rattled the city’s belief in itself as a progressive haven. more

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The Catholic Church in Texas recently called out one of the state’s best known pro-life organizations for its strategies. How much should the church get embroiled in state politics? more

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A new exhibit illustrates the lesser-known side of an organization whose image is often only portrayed as militant. more

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Eleven images from a new exhibit capture the role photojournalists played in giving Americans a window into the Civil Rights movement, and what it was up against. more

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100 years after one of the least-known and saddest chapters in American history, families of executed black soldiers have petitioned Trump for justice. more

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