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Behind a tiny North Jersey storefront selling curative herbs and tarot readings, a mystical Mexican healer fights to keep his endangered language alive.
In Passaic, New Jersey, Jose Juarez, 46, owns a tiny botanica—a store that sells amulets, herbs and other alternative medicine, and where he also gives tarot card readings and offers spiritual guidance. Juarez speaks Totonac, an ancient language from Puebla, Mexico that is in danger of disappearing. As an activist and educator, Juarez has been fighting to keep his culture, and mother tongue, alive.
A new dad on the nightmare-inducing challenge of coming up with a timeless but fresh, cool but not too cool name for his son.
Amy Vilela lost her daughter when she couldn’t afford the medical bills. When her Congressman told her he wouldn’t support universal healthcare, Amy said, “I’m running.”
Cori Bush is a registered nurse, a pastor and a mom. After taking to the streets to protest police killings, she looked in the mirror and said, “why not politician, too?”
In early 2018, we introduced you to a bartender from the Bronx trying to pull off what many said was impossible. Here’s how AOC became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.
Paula Jean Swearengin has seen West Virginia’s land exploited, its people fall ill, and its politicians do nothing. So she decided to do something herself.