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Once Again, Voting Controversies Surface at Prairie View A&M
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Once Again, Voting Controversies Surface at Prairie View A&M

Voting rights at Prairie View A&M University have been contested for decades, including during a Supreme Court decision in 1979. Photo by Kerry Breen.   Prairie View A&M University, a four-year college about an hour outside of Houston, Texas, is ready for the 2018 midterm elections. Candidate signs are clumped together by buildings and near parking lots. Stickers for candidates […]

Muslim Voters are Voting for Change
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Muslim Voters are Voting for Change

Voters have not seen in this many Muslim candidates on the ballot since after 9/11. The Muslim community, a frequent target of President Trump, is seeking representation.

Fear of Voter Suppression Energizes Georgia Democrats
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Fear of Voter Suppression Energizes Georgia Democrats

Martha Johnson, 73, makes calls reminding locals to vote in the upcoming midterm election at the Democratic Field Office in Brunswick, Georgia. Photo by Emma Bolton. The Democratic Field Office in Glynn County, Georgia was jammed with folding tables and mismatched chairs. The walls and windows were covered with the campaign signs of the eight local Democratic candidates and ones […]

Muslim voters embrace the midterm elections
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Muslim voters embrace the midterm elections

Muslim men attending the prayer service at the Islamic Center of New York all stand in union hoping that the message of the speaker leads them in their daily lives. Photo by Levar Alonzo.   More Muslim candidates than ever before are running for public office. Last time there was this many was after 9/11. “We are all one people, white, […]

Opioid Crisis Ignored In Florida’s Governor’s Race
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Opioid Crisis Ignored In Florida’s Governor’s Race

As the opioid crisis continues to rage throughout the United States, states like Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania are in the national spotlight. But for the two gubernatorial candidates in Florida, Rep. Ron Desantis and Dem. Andrew Gillum, the issue has remained largely silent. Angela Tennel, who lost her son to the epidemic and is now and advocate fighting the crisis, believes the topic needs to be addressed and handled immediately.

Explosive Device at CNN Leaves Journalists Feeling Attacked
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Explosive Device at CNN Leaves Journalists Feeling Attacked

Police manage the crowds at CNN headquarters today after an explosive device was found at their Columbus Circle headquarters. Photo by Li Cohen At 9:30 a.m., a suspicious package was found in the mailroom of CNN’s headquarters at Columbus Circle in New York City. The package contained white powder and an explosive device that law enforcement said was virtually identical […]

Protesters respond to Trump’s plan to define gender
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Protesters respond to Trump’s plan to define gender

Protesters gathered at City Hall in response to the Trump administration’s plan to exclude transgender and nonbinary people from its legal definition of gender.

Women rally to express outrage at Kavanaugh confirmation
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Women rally to express outrage at Kavanaugh confirmation

Rage Brought Women Together at Washington Square Park
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Rage Brought Women Together at Washington Square Park

Hoffenberg said that a year ago, she never would have guessed that she’d be on the ground organizing against a Supreme Court nominee like Kavanaugh

Hours after Kavanaugh confirmation, hundreds protest in NYC
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Hours after Kavanaugh confirmation, hundreds protest in NYC