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by Gini Reticker, and Jerry Kupfer
The rapid expansion of a once sleepy community prompts a painful contest for control of the public schools.
Ravi Patel is almost 30 and still single, and his tradition-minded Hindu family is not happy. After he breaks up with his white girlfriend, he enters the semi-arranged marriage system in America. One in a Billion explores the influences of culture and identity on the most intense, personal, and important part of one's life — love.
by DU Haibin
Zhou is a flag-waving, slogan-shouting Chinese teenager who is emblematic of a generation of youth born after the 1980s, who are so fervent in their patriotism that some fear they are tipping into a dangerous type of nationalism.
Global Perspectives Collection
by Tom Hayes
The Palestinian-Israeli conflict in the Occupied West Bank and Gaza cuts the fabric of this small part of the world like a knife, dividing everyone and everything.
by Justine Shapiro and B.Z. Goldberg
A compelling and humorous take on the Middle East conflict from the perspectives of seven Palestinian and Israeli children living only minutes apart in Jerusalem but locked in separate worlds.
POV, Global Voices
by Mickey Lemie
Building on his past as a Harvard professor, LSD pioneer and spiritual leader, Ram Dass works to transform his recent experience as a stroke survivor into words of wisdom for baby boomers facing aging, death, and dying.
by Scott Thurman
The theory of evolution and U.S. history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America’s most influential board of education.
by James Rutenbeck
At St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Lawrence, Massachusetts, “Love thy neighbor” is easier said than done when immigration uncovers ethnic tensions that threaten to split the congregation.
by Slawomir Grunberg and Ben Crane
Profile of a Mississippi mother of six who sues her school district to remove prayer and religious instruction from public schools.
by Mei-Juin Chen and Martha Burr
Armed with the celebrated Shaolin training of body and mind made popular in kungfu movies, five Zen Buddhist monks set out to make new lives teaching their craft in unlikely parts of America.
Global Voices, Independent Lens, True Stories