Short stories published in Mother Jones

Listing 2 stories.

A teenage Bangladeshi girl runs from the unwanted advances of a doctor, the shackles of her traumatic past, and the upcoming mysteries of her future. All the while, her comatose adopted sister fights for her life.

The owner of a pharmacy in New York is prejudiced towards Black people, going out of his way to prevent them from feeling welcome in the community. He is forced to reckon with his racism when his hospitalized daughter gives birth to a Black baby, which he goes on to raise as his own.