In February, Justin McKibben, 28, set out on his skateboard to buy pork dumplings from 88 Lan Zhou in Manhattan’s Chinatown. He rode past the entrance twice before realizing he’d missed it. The security gate was rolled down. A sign read, “Due to the recent
The killer stepped between tightly parked cars and crossed in front of a Jesus Loves You sign to the teenager standing in front of 1705 Hoe Ave. in the Bronx.
Jeanette Spruell Werts replays the surveillance video, released by the NYPD, over and over again, looking for clues into her son’s murder.
On four Saturdays this fall, three teenage girls of color spent hours at an East Harlem dance studio. Wearing masks, they practiced contemporary dance and experimented with choreography, but they also journaled and had roundtable discussions.
This mix of activities at the free afternoon workshop, known
NYC: Voted and Counting
In New York, more than 2.3 million people voted across the five boroughs, according to the New York City Board of Elections. The city was preparing for the worst – long lines and rioting. But what Columbia Journalism documentary students found was
After meeting with President Donald Trump in 2017 to discuss voter suppression, then civil rights attorney Theodore Mukamal, AKA Tootsie Warhol, decided he needed to do more to stop Trump from winning the next election. The former lawyer turned full-time political performance artist has stood
Throughout the United States, voters across the political spectrum are anxious about tonight’s election. For many transgender and non-binary voters, however, what happens tonight could hit at the very core of their most important, hard-fought social liberties.
Since President Trump began his presidency, LGBTQ+ Americans have
Signs point the way to the polling site at East Harlem’s PS 7 during the mid-afternoon on Election Day. Photo by Brett Aresco.
New Yorkers are used to crowds. But on Election Day 2020, they were few and far between.
In one more twist in an unprecedented
Voters on Long Island flocked to the polls on Tuesday morning to cast their votes in the closely contested race to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Peter King, the longest-serving Republican member of New York’s congressional delegation.
Democrat Jackie Gordon, 55, a town councilwoman in Babylon and
Jessica González-Rojas knows exactly how long it’s been since a woman was elected in her state assembly district.
“I can tell you, it’s been 44 years,” she says, “because Ivan Lafayette was elected in 1976, the year I was born.”
Jessica González-Rojas, Democrat/Working Family Party candidate for New
Times Square’s businesses were boarded up Tuesday, police erected barricades throughout Midtown and Sean Spicer snapped a photo of a Donald Trump impersonator donning a large cardboard sign reading, “Vote Trump Out.”
But it's not clear that reflects his sentiments.
Spicer, former White House press secretary and
Young Republicans say that they often feel silenced in New York City, a reliably Democratic town — except on Staten Island, where they feel more comfortable flying their “Make America Great Again” flags in support of President Trump.
So on Sunday, the last day of early