Post Tagged with: "Republicans"

Batya Goldberg (Photo from Goldberg via BKLYNER)

A Teenage Conservative Activist in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Eastern European, Politics, Youth September 27, 2017 at 4:28 pm

BKLYNER speaks to the daughter of Soviet refugees, a teenage political activist who describes herself as a “conservative, female member of Generation Z.”

One example of the anti-immigrant campaign materials surfacing in election races being held on Long Island. (Photo via Noticia LI)

LI Immigrants Denounce Hatred in Election Campaign

Elections 2016, Immigration, Long Island October 28, 2016 at 4:19 pm

Long Island immigrant activists denounce the state Republican Party for spreading incendiary, anti-‘illegal immigrant’ messages in this political season’s campaigns, NoticiaLI reports.

José Arango, president of the Republican Party in New Jersey (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

NJ Latino Republicans Divided Over Trump

Elections 2016, Latino, Metro Area October 17, 2016 at 4:46 pm

Only a few Republican Latino representatives in New Jersey stand behind Trump, while others reject him or remain undecided, Reporte Hispano reports.

José Arango, president of the Republican Party in New Jersey (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Latino Republicans in NJ Repudiate Trump’s Immigration Views

Latino, Metro Area, Politics August 25, 2015 at 5:33 pm

Latino GOP leaders in New Jersey characterize Donald Trump’s plan to deport 11 million immigrants as “a fantasy” and “akin to what Hitler did against the Jews,” says Reporte Hispano.

Photo by Kirsti Itameri for MetroFocus/City Limits via The Brooklyn Bureau

Brownsville Voters Thinking Liu, de Blasio, Quinn, not so Much Thompson

African American, Brooklyn, Politics April 18, 2013 at 5:40 pm

As the New York City mayoral race starts heating up, residents in one of Brooklyn’s many low-income neighborhoods are still not sure who they will vote for. But they know what they want to see in a mayoral candidate, reports Brooklyn Bureau.

Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. (Photo by Michael Paterakis)

A Red Brighton Beach in Blue Brooklyn

Eastern European, Politics November 5, 2012 at 5:07 pm

Brighton Beach is perhaps the biggest anomaly in New York politics: A Republican enclave in the Democratic stronghold of Brooklyn, solid enough to give considerable edge to all GOP candidates fighting for office within its borders.

At a street fair in Astoria, Queens, Eric M. Mingott (left), Rubén Estrada (whose back is to the camera) and other members of the Queens Republican Party, including Julia Haich (in red), assembly candidate, Ore A. Jacinto (white shirt) of the Republican Committee of the state of New York and Tony Arcabascio (blue shirt), senate candidate. (Javier Castañeda via Queens Latino)

A Man on a Mission to Recruit NY’s Latino Voters For the GOP

Elections 2012, Politics August 21, 2012 at 4:26 pm

Historically, Latinos have tended to vote for the Democratic ticket, and the Latinos in Queens are no exception. But Rubén Estrada wants to change that. He has made it his mission to build a Latino Republican base in the state, Queens Latino reported.

Voices in Focus: Racial Disparity and Racial Profiling

Voices in Focus: Racial Disparity and Racial Profiling

Crime, Politics March 23, 2012 at 11:00 am

Mitt Romney finds a friendly crowd at a fundraiser held by Greek-American supermarket magnate John Catsimatidis; the MS-13 gang makes inroads in New York City; a racial disparity for homeless families; and a study finds that racial profiling of South Asians continues in NYC.

Colorlines has campaigned to drop the phrase "illegal immigrants" from common use. (Photo via Colorlines)

Poll: Half of Latino Voters Find ‘I-Word’ Offensive

Immigration, Latino March 20, 2012 at 12:12 pm

Colorlines last year launched its “Drop the I-Word” campaign, urging news organizations and others to stop using the phrase “illegal immigrants.” A new poll last week found that almost half of Latino “likely voters” do not like the term.

Leno’s Remark Stirs Debate in Sikh Community

South Asian February 6, 2012 at 1:17 pm

The NBC host and comedian Jay Leno’s wisecrack last month, in which he showed a photo of Sikhism’s holiest shrine, the Golden Temple, while poking fun at the Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s millions, has met a mixed reaction from the American Sikh community.

Indian GOP undecided on candidate

In the News, Politics, South Asian December 6, 2011 at 3:24 pm

Indian-American Republicans are unsure whom to support among the party’s candidates. They hope that the most qualified Republicans will emerge once the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary get underway in early January.

Republicans seek ‘Jewish superdistrict’

Brooklyn, In the News, Politics December 2, 2011 at 3:30 pm

With the deadline to present maps of new district lines approaching, various ethnic groups are pressing for more representation in Congress and the State Legislature. Now, they’ve been joined by Republicans who see a “Jewish superdistrict” in Brooklyn as a key to maintaining their majority in the Senate.

A group of young people participated on Nov. 15 at a press conference with education officials to push for legislation that would provide college aid to undocumented students in New York State.

Regents Board support college aid for undocumented

Education, Latino, Manhattan November 21, 2011 at 4:45 pm

Education officials met on Nov. 15 with undocumented students and activists on the steps of the New York Public Library on 42nd Street in Manhattan to support enactment of a law that would provide financial assistance to undocumented students in the state.