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Rank Choice Voting in NYC Primaries

BY Ray Sanchez Jr. When you go to vote on June 22nd or vote early, starting June 12th, you’ll notice the ballot looks a little different. This election will be the first time New York City implements Rank Choice…

UC Must-Reads: How Does Ranked-Choice Voting Work in New York?

Listen up familia, Rank Choice Voting is coming to NYC June 22. Sarah Almukhtar, Jazmine Hughes and Eden Weingart of the NY Times put together a handy guide to better understand it. Check out: UC Must-Reads: How Does Ranked-Choice Voting Work in…

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UC Love: Jim Crow in New Clothes

The video above is the best 20 minutes you will spend online today. In fact, the speech is the best maiden speech in the Senate ever. Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock, whose election in January helped to turn Georgia Blue…

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Uptown Votes: It’s Time To Get Your Vote On

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) That’s right people; today is the day we make our voice heard. You have no reason not to vote and a plethora of reasons to vote. Too many people have suffered, fought and lost their…

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Signs of the Times: No Ala Reforma Protest NYC

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) Dominicans, on the island and abroad, are fed up with the ongoing graft and corruption that is an endemic part of our political system. The status quo is…

Op-Led: The Dominican Spring

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) There is something happening in the Dominican Republic. What IT is? No one is certain for sure. The one thing you should know is that, first of all, it isn’t going to abate anytime soon.…