Monday, Nov. 21, 2016


A 2nd Wave Feminist’s View of the Election for President

Stronger together! Comments (3)

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016


Queens commuters report racial and ethnic harassment Trump supporters

The victory of President-elect Donald Trump set the stage for reports of harassment taking place in public spots where New Yorkers are commonly forced to tolerate one another: city buses. Comments (14)

A surprising finish to a contentious campaign

The 2016 presidential race turned into an unexpected upset victory for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton. Most political observers thought Clinton would win. Some news media people seemed to believe that she would win by a large margin. Comments (2)

Friday, Nov. 18, 2016


Boro’s Muslim community takes stock of Trump election

Many members of the Queens Muslim community remain anxious in the aftermath of the presidential election due to policy proposals made by Donald Trump during his campaign. Elected officials and community organizations are pledging to fight if Trump, who won an upset victory, tries to make his campaign rhetoric a reality. Comments (10)

Jamaica wary of Trump election

The black community in Jamaica engaged in a meeting Saturday with elected officials and activists to discuss their feelings after the presidential election, which dismayed many who expressed not only apprehension toward the prospect of a Donald Trump administration, but also disillusionment toward the Democratic Party. Comments (6)

Jamaica native Gwen Ifill dies


Jamaica native Gwen Ifill dies

Celebrated PBS newscaster and Queens native Gwen Ifill was remembered for her incisive work in journalism by colleagues and President Barack Obama this week. Ifill died Monday at 61 after a battle with cancer. Comments (2)

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

Queens Village

Pols call for action from Trump on hate crimes

The FBI report on the recent uptick in hate crimes has Queens elected officials on edge with incidents in Queens and across the city coming to the forefront of public attention. Crimes are up 7 percent against minorities, and those targeting Muslims are up 67 percent nationwide, according to the federal agency. Comments (8)

Monday, Nov. 14, 2016

Women’s rights activists are planning a massive solidarity march on Washington, D.C. to protest the election of Donald Trump as president. Comments (10)


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