Articles written by: Cora Cervantes

Cora Cervantes

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Undocumented chef and business owner fights for immigrants

Christina Martinez won’t stop fighting for the undocumented.

News / Video

New Yorkers Reflect on Trump’s 100 Days in Office

At his 100th day in office, President Trump has the lowest approval ratings of any modern president. In New York City, residents give President Trump mixed reviews.

Audio / News

Kids Join Rally Against DeVos Confirmation

City Kids join the fight against Betsy DeVos.

Multimedia / News

Immigrants join protest at JFK

Concerned New Yorkers gathered at JFK International Airport’s Terminal 4 to protest President Trump’s executive order that barred entry into the United States refugees from seven majority Muslim countries. Photo by Cora Cervantes “Let them In! Let them In!” roared thousands of New Yorkers outside of Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International airport. Rez Iriqui, 36, from Long Island, […]

News / Politics

Supporters and protesters witness the inauguration of Donald Trump

As the crowds walked onto the Washington Monument lawn, one of the giant screen viewing areas, small groups of people began to chant “Trump, Trump, Trump!” But protestors came to watch the swearing in of the controversial 45th president too.

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Muslim Women Come Together to Combat Hate

In the basement of Judson Memorial Church, in Greenwich Village, women from all of New York City’s five boroughs gathered to participate in the Muslim Community Network’s Self defense class. They come together to fight back against a hostile political climate.

Audio / News

New Yorkers Protest Trump’s Immigration Policies

Thousands of New York families marched from Trump Tower at Central Park West toward Central Park East and down 5th Avenue as a sign of solidarity with immigrant communities facing mass deportation under a Trump Administration.

Features

NY People: Jeffrey Almonte, content creator

Jeffrey Almonte is a 20-year-old Harlem native and content creator. Almonte’s video, where he breaks down displacement in Harlem through his critique of an INSIDER Food video on Harlem and the iconic chopped cheese sandwich, went viral.

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Protesters want answers for the missing in Mexico

The protesters gathered to express anger and frustration toward Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto’s New York visit and to remind the president of the 2nd anniversary of the mass disappearance of 43 students that took place in Iguala, Guerrero.