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MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ Winner Monica Muñoz Martinez

Monica Muñoz Martinez

October 1, 2021 – Correspondent Russell Contreras (also the race and justice reporter for Axios) speaks with recent “Genius Grant” winner, MacArthur Fellow Monica Muñoz Martinez. The educator and public historian was awarded the prestigious fellowship earlier this week for her work to address racial injustice, particularly anti-Mexican violence in border territories. The pair talks about the common threads between…

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Human Rights on ICE

A sculpture in front of the Santa Fe Roundhouse depicting two groups of children tugging at each other, with a metal cage placed on top of one of the groups.

When President Trump and ICE got in on the act of separating families and locking kids in cages, it spurred a public outcry. Millions of people were appalled that the land of the free would treat people in such a manner—especially people who were counting on the United States to provide safety, as they were often fleeing…

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