“My dream is that, as essential workers in this city, we are protected and can live without fear.”
Jasmine Jiwani kneels at her husband’s gravestone at a cemetery in Lawrenceville, Georgia. She never thought—coming to America from East Africa a decade ago—that one day she would have to mourn alone.
Jiwani is part of Atlanta’s large Ismaili Muslim community, which believes in the power of communal prayer to worship and heal. Covid restrictions prevented the community from gathering for the funeral of her husband, who died of Covid.
Prosperity and Economic Devastation on the US-Mexico Border
Podcast: Something I Can’t Unsee – The Siege of the U.S. Capitol and Biden’s Inauguration Through Immigrant Eyes
Reporting and analysis from Feet in 2 Worlds’ journalists.
Exploring the impact of domestic violence on Asian immigrant women.
Intergenerational conversations with immigrant elders have sustained us through 2020.
New Jersey shows the potential of South Asian political power in the US, as well as the pitfalls.
For “Call Your Elders,” Rosalind calls her Tita Margaret, a Filipina immigrant who lived through 9/11 in NYC.