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Lornet Turnbull

Lornet Turnbull

Lornet Turnbull is a Seattle-based freelance writer. She most recently worked as a reporter for the Seattle Times, covering a range of social issues, including demographics, immigration, and gay rights. She can be reached at lturnbull321 (at) gmail (dot) com.

Articles by this author

 

Cities Reimagine Public Safety Amid Calls to #DefundPolice

Local officials are urged to redirect funds to things such as healthcare, education, infrastructure, and community programs.

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What Happens When a Person Is Deported?

A new guide provides resources to help those being returned to their countries of origin.

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Five Years After Ferguson Uprising, Still Seeking Justice and Healing

On the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown's death, his family and the town of Ferguson look to the past—and future—to bring about meaningful change.

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Scholastic Under Fire for Children’s Book Portrayal of Trump

Parents and teachers aren’t angry over what the new book says about the president, but rather what it leaves out.

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Two-Thirds of Americans Live in the 'Constitution-Free Zone'

Recent Greyhound bus raids have revealed an obscure law that gives Border Patrol authority 100 miles inside borders, across the entire perimeter of the country

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What Will Happen to DREAMers and the Lives They’ve Built?

Trump’s repeal of DACA has DREAMers and their advocates vowing to fight back and scrambling to find Plan B.

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How to Help Immigrant and Muslim Neighbors

People are turning their frustrations with the Trump administration into finding ways to make a meaningful difference in the lives of vulnerable citizens.

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