Coins Depicting Border Patrol Attack on Haitian Migrant Surface on eBay

A coin circulating online depicts the United States Border Patrol’s egregious treatment of Haitian migrants along the US-Mexico border. Dozens of unofficial “challenge” coins sold on eBay portraying an agent on horseback accosting asylum seeker Mirard Joseph and wielding the reins like a whip — a shocking scene first captured by photographer Paul Ratje in … Read more

Queer European Cinema Exposes the Realities of Migrant Experience

In the opening scenes of Danish animated documentary Flee (2021), director Jonas Poher Rasmussen asks his subject Amin Nawabi “What is home for you?” His reply is simply “It’s someplace safe, somewhere you can stay and don’t have to move on.” The documentary recounts Nawabi’s ordeal of fleeing war-torn Afghanistan as a boy and ending … Read more