New York City’s leading Democratic mayoral candidates are pledging to end the use of all exclusive admission screens at Thursday’s Teens Take Charge forum. And NYC’s teens, who attend high schools among the most segregated in the nation, plan to hold them to it. Students, experts, and advocates have worked for years to dismantle the […]
It took nearly three weeks for East New York, Brooklyn resident Jason Minnis to get his mother-in-law a vaccine appointment in their majority-black neighborhood. Many others aren’t as lucky. Since the first vaccine rollout late last year, the widening disparity in the vaccination rates among Black communities in New York has only worsened. Part of […]
New York City mayoral candidate Maya Wiley has a plan to bring life back to a city hit hardest by the Covid pandemic. New Yorkers are facing the worst economic crisis in a generation with more than half of households as of September either having lost a job, wages or hours during the pandemic. Residents […]
Over the last four years, as Jesus Garcia’s work day in the oil field has grown longer and longer, so has his admiration for President Trump. The steady work followed a steep decline in 2015 due to the decreased demand for oil, triggering a decline in prices, and a loss of jobs. “The oil field […]
Laredo, Tx- After dormitories closed across the country, a returning college student was forced to complete an online semester using his cellular hotspot, but tightening COVID-19 restrictions and a lack of access to a stable internet connection made life difficult. Gilberto de Leon, 20, returned home in February to find his parents had ended their […]
Heather Law on how businesses in New York City have been preparing for the 2020 election and the outcome of Joe Biden’s win.
Joe Biden wins the presidential election, Andrea Pineda-Salgado reports.
In the days leading up to the announcement of the election of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, feelings of anxiety and uncertainty hang in the air. Izzy McMahon caught up with some New Yorkers in Washington Square Park to hear how they’re feeling in this charged moment.
The 2020 Presidential election saw record voter turnout, with well over 150 million registered voters casting their ballots, according to the US Elections Project. Social media seems to have played a role in some of this turnout, with an increased push online to encourage others to vote and participate, both from individual users and companies. […]
Young Minnesotans fear that voter suppression may impact votes for Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden and continue the state’s pattern of discrimination against its marginalized groups. Following months of Black Lives Matter protests and incidents of police brutality, Minnesota college voters are worried their state will ‘swing Red’ in favor of President Donald Trump after […]