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Midterm Elections Could Shape the Future of Criminal Justice in New York

Kalief Browder. Photo Courtesy of forharriett.com At the age of 22, Kalief Browder hanged himself at his mother’s home in the Bronx. Browder suffered from depression as a result of the severe mental and physical abuse he experienced while incarcerated on Rikers Island. He was arrested when he was 16 for allegedly stealing a backpack, and sent to Rikers because he […]

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Liberal Texas Women rally for change

As early voting began, the city of Austin, Texas was a hub for progessive women organizers hoping to get their message across the largest state in America.

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Healthcare Motivates Voters in Georgia

Heath insurance has been a huge issue on both sides across the country in the 2018 Midterm elections. In Georgia, both gubernatorial candidates have campaigned on solving health coverage in very different ways.

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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 […]

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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.

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Latina voters motivated by the separation of families

Some New York City Latinas are driven to the polls on Election Day because of the cries of of migrant children.

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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 […]

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Despite Tariffs, Trade War, Trump Remains Popular Among Upstate Dairy Farmers

In spite of a trade war that escalated over the last six months. The New USMCA Trade Agreement has cemented the dairy communities support of Trump and the Republican platform ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

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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 […]

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Protesters stand in solidarity against Kavanaugh confirmation

“I am energized.”