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by Anayansi Prado
Meet Telma, Eva, and Judith, three undocumented workers who toil as cooks, housekeepers, and even surrogate mothers — often at the expense of their own families — as they attempt to pursue their American dreams.
Independent Lens, True Stories, Global Voices
by Sasha Waters Freyer
The last 40 families of Blair, West Virginia stay to fight America's second-largest coal company as mountaintop removal mining threatens their homes.
Independent Lens, True Stories
by Micha Peled
Tracking the controversy in a town divided over whether to permit the construction of a discount mega-store, Store Wars uncovers how discount retail chains are changing not only the way Americans shop, but the way they work and live.
by Bann Roy
When the New York City Fire Department tried to push women out of firefighting, Brenda Berkman pushed back. Her story, and those of other pioneer female firefighters, reveals the price these women paid to break the department’s gender barrier.
Independent Lens, True Stories, Women and Girls Lead