This is the gospel according to the Church of Safe Injection: People will use drugs anyway, so society should make sure they use safely. The church is a loose collection of activists fighting against Maine’s opioid crisis. Church members travel the streets of Maine at night, distributing fresh needles and other supplies to people who use drugs. What they’re doing is illegal and some have even called them “radical.”
What is it like hearing voices that others can't? For Jeannie Bass, hearing voices is her daily reality. The medical term is "auditory hallucinations." Jeannie is a leader in the Hearing Voices Movement, which aims to re-frame and destigmatize the extreme mental experiences that society labels as "crazy."
This is the death of an American Dream.
Since 1970, more than 90 perfect of all U.S. dairy farms have closed due to low milk prices and industry restructuring. Recently, a corporate decision by Walmart led to the shutdown of a three-generation family-run dairy farm in Kentucky. We followed the Coombs family as they’re forced to sell off the last of their dairy cows and try to make sense of what’s ahead.
Since 2005, civil rights activists have reenacted a 1946 lynching that remains unsolved. The event unites actors, activists, and the community in a call for justice 71 years later.