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Midterm Elections Could Shape the Future of Criminal Justice in New York
Midterm Elections 2018 / Politics

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 […]

Fear of Voter Suppression Energizes Georgia Democrats
Midterm Elections 2018 / News / Politics

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 […]

Kemp supporters tout “Georgian Values”
Audio / Midterm Elections 2018 / Multimedia

Kemp supporters tout “Georgian Values”

As Brian Kemp’s rally began in Nahunta, Georgia, Dan Zenda, took a selfie with the Republican candidate. Photo by Maggie Garred In the small town of Nahunta, Georgia, Secretary of State and Republican candidate for governor, Brian Kemp, drove his campaign bus to a lunchtime rally. As the bus came to a stop in front of Shane’s Kitchen, supporters gathered […]

Florida’s opioid crisis forgotten in heated governor’s race
Midterm Elections 2018

Florida’s opioid crisis forgotten in heated governor’s race

Angela Tennell keeps a photo of her son David Neering, who died of a drug overdose in 2016 after years or dealing with an opioid addiction. Photo by Li Cohen As red and blue waves continue clashing in Florida in the race for the governor’s mansion this November, a hurricane of people in the general public are fighting for the […]