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Kamala Harris Sparks Hope for Women of Color

Kamala Harris is the second African American woman and first Asian American to run for president.   Since announcing her plan to run for president in 2020, Kamala Harris has gained nationwide attention, particularly among black women voters. “As a black women, and also as a biracial black women, looking at her there is so much that I identify with,” […]

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 […]

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 […]

Midterm Elections 2018 / News / Politics / Video

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.

Midterm Elections 2018 / News

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, […]

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Protesters mourn Kavanagh confirmation in Washington Square Park

Voting is the only answer, they said.

Features / News

Election 2016: How I Prevented My Father From Voting for Donald Trump

My final, Hail Mary attempt required tapping into the deeply rooted emotions of my dad. Cue the guilt trip.

Midterm Elections 2014 / Politics

Muslim Americans projected to vote at high rates

In six populous states; 69 percent said that they plan to vote in this upcoming election.

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Language is election issue in New York Russian-speaking district

More than half of the Russian population cannot be considered fluent in English.

Midterm Elections 2014 / Politics

As Election Day nears, Latino vote remains underrepresented and elusive

Latinos have become an increasingly important voting bloc.