Imam Omar Atia of the Islamic Center of Evansville
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Web exclusive- Labels organizer Mark Lamb talks about the power of storytelling to highlight social issues.
In conjunction with storyteller Mark Lamb, "Labels" is a journalism project looking at various issues through the lens of how we treat each other. During the project launch, we gave an overview of some of the issues we'll look into over the next year.
Our hope is that presenting these compelling stories will prompt discussion that leads to potential solutions. The individual stories are posted below. If you have any questions, comments or ideas on new labels we might to investigaate,, please contact Paola Marizan.
Imam Omar Atia of the Islamic Center of Evansville on the label of terrorist.
John Gibson talks with Wally Paynter and Alex Kessler about the labels the LGBT community face.
Mary T. Carson-Clements talks about labels that represent racial hatred and discrimination.
Samantha Horton's wide ranging interview with high school student Lilly Casavant on bullying.
Paola Marizan's intimate look into why- and how a 12-year-old boy traveled alone from El Salvador to the United States to escape gang violence and reunite with his family.