Umar Farooq, based in Istanbul, is a special correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. He has reported from South Asia and the Middle East for The Christian Science Monitor, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, and other outlets.
Mexican poet and activist Javier Sicilia lost his son to a drug cartel. Now he’s part of a movement to end the drug wars.
A thousand demonstrators gathered in Union Square to call for the prosecution of George Zimmerman, Martin’s killer. More protests are planned across the country.
When Bob Moses brought his Algebra Project to Baltimore in 1990, he could hardly have imagined the impact his mathematics curriculum would have on the city’s youth two decades later.