Post Tagged with: "political power"

‘Caribbean Disunity’ in NYC Politics?

‘Caribbean Disunity’ in NYC Politics?

Caribbean, New York, Politics, Video November 22, 2017 at 1:34 pm

This episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” takes a look at “why the city’s West Indian community hasn’t been able to garner and assert more political power.”

An Oct. 3 segment of O"Reilly Factor on Fox News, owned News Corp, drew politicians and community members to protect in from of the headquarters on Oct. 6. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

The Asian Community: No Longer Silent

East Asian, New York October 7, 2016 at 5:39 pm

Community advocates see population growth and greater political participation as factors behind Asian Americans becoming more vocal in recent years, reports Sing Tao Daily.

(Photo by Taleen Dersdepanian/City Limits)

Setting Sights on a Latino Mayor

Demographics, In the News, Latino, Politics December 11, 2012 at 2:16 pm

In a five-part series for City Limits, journalist Ed Morales looks at the variables that impact Latino political power in the ever-changing demographic landscape of New York.

Outside Brooklyn polling site. Election day, November 6. 2012. (Photo by Willis Arnold)

Opinion: Latinos Won. Now What?

Elections 2012, In the News, Latino, Politics November 8, 2012 at 3:14 pm

The impact of the Latino vote on Tuesday’s elections represents a coming of age for a growing community that has felt disrespected and invisible. Now the homework begins, says Dolores Prida in her weekly column in El Diario La Prensa.

Queens Latino lists events planned for this weekend to celebrate Andean culture in New York. (Photos by Javier Castano/Queens Latino)

Voices in Focus: Jews and Latinos Connect Politically and Culturally

Culture, Politics June 20, 2012 at 12:26 pm

In today’s rundown of stories from the ethnic and community media: The Jewish Daily Forward examines Jewish vs. Latino political clout, while the Jewish Star looks into Jewish eating disorders; The Irish Voice celebrates its 25th anniversary; and Queens Latino celebrates Andean culture in New York.

Opinion: Latinos must ‘wake up and get involved’

Opinion: Latinos must ‘wake up and get involved’

Latino, Opinion, Politics February 1, 2012 at 1:15 pm

In QueensLatino, Carlos Vélez weighs in on “The lie of the political power of Latinos,” arguing that the nation’s more than 50 million Latinos have failed to use their political clout to elect representatives or raise their concerns through protest movements such as Occupy Wall Street.

Corruption, collusion or a conspiracy against us all?

African American, In the News, Opinion, Politics December 6, 2011 at 3:46 pm

Amsterdam News editor-in-chief Elinor Tatum questions whether a fear of people of color has triggered those in power to sweep Blacks out of political positions, “from the president on down.”