Our report Yo Decido shows that the hotly contested Hispanic vote in Florida is far from a monolith — one size appeal will not fit all. The Pew Hispanic Center’s figures show just how diverse the Florida Latino vote is.
For years, Sade Singh, a Brooklyn-born, self-proclaimed “activist” teenager who lives in Hollis, Queens, watched from afar as individuals around her who identified as gay, lesbian and transgender were harassed — by overt displays of bigotry in her community and occasional incidents of intolerance at her school, Queens Collegiate High School in Jamaica. “I know [...]
What is your reaction to President Clinton’s speech at the DNC? Did you find his arguments for President Barack Obama re-election compelling? Or, were you more swayed by the Republican message in Tampa? Watch the video of his speech and share your views in the comments below.
Lawmakers in California have green-lighted a proposal to ban “reparative” therapy, also known as gay “conversion” therapy for children under the age of 18. The bill, which passed 51-21 in the state’s assembly, requires Democratic Governor Jerry Brown’s signature before it can become law. Brown has not yet indicated whether he will support the measure, [...]
A look at NYC’s Green Cart program, bringing fresh produce to low-income neighborhoods.
Palauan electrician Sisenio Hideo has watched the shoreline disappear over his lifetime.