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Christians look to their faith to help them vote
Midterm Elections 2018 / Politics

Christians look to their faith to help them vote

The congregation at Vox Veniae bows their heads to pray during a Sunday service. Photo by Samantha Springer. Some Christians in Austin, Texas are reframing the strict conservative label often associated with a traditionally “red” state located on the Bible Belt. As the rhetoric of the Republican Party becomes increasingly divisive, they are looking to their faith to help them […]

Progressive Latinas mobilize to get the vote out in Texas
Midterm Elections 2018 / Politics

Progressive Latinas mobilize to get the vote out in Texas

Cristina Tzintzun in her office at JOLT headquarters in Austin, Texas. Photo by Opheli Garcia Lawler.   Ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, Latina women in Texas have been told they are powerful. They knew this, but now the media reports tell them this too. Candidates are knocking on doors they would have never previously approached. Data shows that Latinos […]

Once Again, Voting Controversies Surface at Prairie View A&M
Midterm Elections 2018 / News / Politics

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 […]