The Friday Rounds

Charges in Freddie Gray’s case, the “godfather of African music” in Canada, male-only social clubs in London, and more in today’s Rounds…

Race, Ethnicity & Nationality

  • Six Baltimore (U.S.) officers charged with homicide in death of Freddie Gray. (NYT)
  • An imaginative feature on how international media would cover developments in Baltimore were they happening elsewhere. (The Independent)
  • An overview of black-Jewish relations in Baltimore. (Times of Israel)
  • Youth art collective in Brazil draws attention to rich culture and challenges facing riverside communities in the Amazon. (Global Voices)
  • Kurdish leaders in Turkey acknowledge Kurds’ role in the Armenian Genocide as they fight their own oppression. (Al-Monitor)
  • Iraqi Kurds work to avoid regional sectarian conflicts, although internal divisions show cracks in the united front. (Al-Monitor)

Immigrants, Refugees & Displaced Peoples


Religion & Belief

Gender & Sexual Minorities


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