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by Guo Jing and Ke Dingding
Take a rare look into one of China's most treasured commodities — acrobats. Circus School reveals the rigorous physical training students must endure as they prepare for a national competition.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Nisha Ganatra
The Equal Futures Academy addresses gender disparity by keeping boys and girls separate until 18. But at what price to these teenagers’ identities?
by Bradley Beesley, James Payne, and Julianna Brannum
The Environmental Protection Agency calls the former lead mining town of Picher, Oklahoma one of the most toxic places in America, but a dwindling population still calls it home. The Creek Runs Red explores the human response to environmental disaster, and the complex connections between people and place.
by Tina Mabry
In a future where schools are segregated by economic status, a struggling mother must decide whether to sell her own organs to give her children a better education.
by Christopher Rufo
Meet young Parhat Ablat, a member of a Muslim minority from the deserts of Western China, who is leading the fight against racial segregation using the unlikely medium of baseball.
by David Bolt
This series examines the role technology plays in deepening societal divisions based on race, gender and class, and how the lack of access to computers threatens to widen these gaps.
by Filmon Mebrahu
Five Sudanese refugee orphans resettled near Philadelphia use digital cameras to tell their experiences adjusting to American culture and a new way of life.
by Laura Pacheco and Jackie Mow
Born in Mexico but living in Salinas, California, third-grader José Ansaldo loves school. With little support at home, he turns to his teacher Oscar Ramos, who inspires him to imagine a life beyond the fields where his parents work.
by Marion Lipshutz and Rose Rosenblatt
When Texas teenager Shelby Knox joins a youth group on a campaign for better sex education in high schools, she begins to question her deeply conservative Southern Baptist upbringing.
by Weijun Chen
As China's higher education system becomes more privatized, a new generation of Chinese youth are losing access to it.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Why Poverty?