Our World Through the eyes of others

If you were curious about what it's like to be a Muslim, would you ask a priest? An atheist?

Probably not if you're looking for true insight. Real answers come from the source, not  speculation. We have gathered together a group of diverse people talking about their life experiences to give you insight into topics that most of us have difficulty truly understanding. 

Perspectives

I was an MS-13 gang member in LA

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Gerardo Lopez grew up in gang territory in Los Angeles, California and was just 14 years old when he joined MS-13. This is his story.

His story

My descent into America's neo-Nazi movement

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At 14-years-old, Christian Picciolini went from naive teenager to white supremacist, and soon, the leader of America’s first neo-Nazi skinhead gang. 

His story

I am the son of a terrorist. Here's how I chose peace

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If you’re raised on dogma and hate, can you choose a different path? Zak Ebrahim was just seven years old when his father helped plan the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

His story

What it's like to be a Muslim in America

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When you look at a Muslim woman, what do you see: A woman of faith? A scholar, a mom, a sister? Or an oppressed, brainwashed, potential terrorist?

Her story

Changing the way we see Native Americans

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Matika Wilbur photographed members of each Federally recognized tribe in the US. "My dream," Wilbur says, "is that our children are given images that are more useful, truthful, and beautiful." 

Her story

How we can face the future without fear, together

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It's a fateful moment in history. We've seen divisive elections, divided societies and the growth of extremism -- all fueled by anxiety and uncertainty. "Is there something we can do?..."

His story