I interviewed a refugee from Cameroon who fled his country in order to save his life. He has been traveling for two months trying to reach the United States. The following is the unedited interview. For his own security, I did not show his face.
Journalism is a lot of things. It's speaking truth to power. It's speaking truth to stupid. It's shining light on the things people don't want to see. But, sometimes our job is throwing your own hypocrisy back in your face.
What can I say? It's definitely a locals' hangout and a bonafide dive bar. The beer is cold and comes in bottles. It's the kind of place you probably won't get stabbed as long as you're not a jerk, but you might get tossed out the door by the patrons if you're rude to the bartender.