November 2020

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

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