Regardless of where you stand on admitting refugees from Syria or other worn-torn countries into the United States, there is a certain irony in seeing this longstanding heated debate continue to unfold as we celebrate Thanksgiving this year, a national holiday rooted in the tenets of gratitude, kindness and

Source:: The Lowdown

Were the Pilgrims America’s Original Refugees? 8 March,2017Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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