On Sept. 23, a group of Kalmyks — an Asian ethnic minority in Russia — called for the end of partial mobilization (military draft) in Russia, which was announced by Vladimir Putin two days prior. They claimed that the process targets the ethnic population in disproportionately large numbers. The protest took place outside of the […]
Ukrainians watch from afar: What will happen to their country?
Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, thousands have protested every weekend on the streets of New York City calling for the support of Ukraine. In this video are the stories of some who attended the March 5 protest in Times Square. A protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine […]
LGBTQ Adults Condemn Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill
Edward Martí Kring knew from a young age that he was different, but he couldn’t say the word gay. To him, gay was synonymous with bad, and he knew he was a good person. It wasn’t until he joined a confidential LGBTQ club at his Florida high school that he started to change his opinion […]
Inside the 2019 Elizabeth Warren Rally in Washington Square Park
Elizabeth Warren spoke to a crowd of over 20,000 people in Washington Square Park on September 17 to talk about corruption and her plan against it.
New York University Students Vote by Absentee Ballot Despite Facing Challenges
Three weeks from the midterm elections and NYU senior Toyosi Oyelola was still carrying her voter absentee form in her backpack. Her Application for Ballot by Mail (ABBM) to vote in Texas elections was just missing a stamp. “I don’t know how much stamps cost but why do I have to pay to vote?” the […]
Nancy Pelosi talks women and politics at NYU
Democratic Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, the House Minority leader and a focal point of much Republican wrath, spoke at NYU Monday on the role of women in politics, just a few weeks away from the pivotal midterm elections . About 250 NYU students and community members attended a Q & A with Marianne Schnall, author of […]
Come Party & Politicize
New York City is home to many DJs of color, including DJ Rekha, DJ Ushka, and DJ Yana Allpa. Hear what some DJs have to say about mixing night life with social justice.