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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 […]

Muslim Voters are Voting for Change
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.

Muslim voters embrace the midterm elections
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, […]

Protesters highlighted the importance of believing women as they gathered in Washington Square Park prior to Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court. Photo by Kerry Breen.
News / Politics

Protesters mourn Kavanagh confirmation in Washington Square Park

Voting is the only answer, they said.

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

Muslim Americans projected to vote at high rates
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.

Language is election issue in New York Russian-speaking district
Politics / Uncategorized

Language is election issue in New York Russian-speaking district

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

As Election Day nears, Latino vote remains underrepresented and elusive
Midterm Elections 2014 / Politics

As Election Day nears, Latino vote remains underrepresented and elusive

Latinos have become an increasingly important voting bloc.

Special Reports / Video

GOP Primary: Bay Ridge Republicans vote

A small, but dedicated group of Republicans head to the polls to vote for Romney.