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A Book Review: ‘The Wind In My Hair: My Fight for Freedom in Modern Iran’

Masih Alinejad, a lifelong advocate for Muslim women in the Islamic Republic of Iran, has written a memoir about her struggles against poverty, political repression and personal crisis.  An award-winning journalist, broadcaster and blogger, she now lives in Brooklyn, New York. Ms. Alinejad was two-years- old at the time of the Iranian Revolution in 1979. […]

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‘The Eight Mountains’

Paulo Cognetti describes the friendship between Pietro Guasti and Bruno Gulielmina that, begun in childhood, spans three generations. Despite the differences in upbringing of these two Italian boys and the paths their lives take, the two maintain their closeness. Pietro, a lonely city boy from Milan, is from a middle class family that spends their […]

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Washington School Students Hear Water Protectors from Standing Rock and Defenders of the Water School

On Feb. 2, the third-grade students of Washington School actively participated in an assembly led by Blaze Starkey and Jose Zhagnay, Water Protectors from Standing Rock and Defenders of the Water School, which was located in the Ochethi Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock.  This camp, set up in 2016  to protest the construction of the […]