A Poem: “Little Changed”


The U.S. administration

is crafting its immigration policy.


Newcomers from Africa

are only welcome

if it’s good for the economy.


Which is why Africans

were brought to America

in the first place.


(Editor’s note: poet Shai Ben-Shalom, an Israeli-born biologist, examines current events in the Blacklock’s tradition each and every Sunday)

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