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As Big Museums Get Rescue Grants, the President of the Nation’s Only Puerto Rican Museum Says He’s ‘Tired of Being Left Behind’

The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture, the only Puerto Rican history museum in the United States, continues to fight for racial and financial equity. However, in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic that has ravaged Illinois, many museums of color have been feeling the squeeze of the economic hardships caused by it.

Deported Veterans Say They've Been Betrayed

Miguel Pérez Jr. was among the first troops deployed to Afghanistan after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Now he's one of dozens of deported veterans who say they've been exiled from the country they fought for.

India's Parsi Population Crisis

Grantee Nell Freudenberger talks to WBEZ Worldview's Jerome McDonnell about India's Parsis, a shrinking minority group.

Improving India's Plumbing

Ann Schraufnagel, our Global Health Reporting fellow from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, discusses India's urgent need to fix its plumbing.

WBEZ: Ana Santos on Ending a Marriage in the Philippines

WBEZ's Jerome McDonnell interviews Ana Santos, who describes the tortuous process of ending a marriage in the Philippines. For years, humiliation and hefty expenses stood between Santos and divorce.

What Happened to Crimea?

Pulitzer Center grantee Dimiter Kenarov is interviewed by WBEZ's Worldview about his project "Ukraine: Crimea under Siege."

China's Bachelor Villages

In China, marriage-aged men outnumber women by the millions. Experts predict that by 2020, the number of men unable to find wives will be equivalent to the population of Texas.