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Gabe Amo Rhode Island

Gabe Amo Is Set to Become Rhode Island’s First Black Congressman  Gabe Amo Is Set to Become Rhode Island’s First Black Congressman 

Amo beat 10 other candidates in a contentious Democratic primary for the state’s first congressional district seat. “I've been running to make a difference, not to make history.”

Nov 6, 2023 / StudentNation / Nicholas Miller

Ohio abortion rights protest

Ohio Voters Could Soon Enshrine Abortion Rights in Their State Constitution Ohio Voters Could Soon Enshrine Abortion Rights in Their State Constitution

On November 7, Ohio will vote on Issue 1, which would guarantee access to abortion. “Every individual has a right to make and carry out one’s own reproductive decisions.”

Nov 3, 2023 / StudentNation / Molly Morrow

Temecula Valley Unified School District Board

How Black Moms in Temecula Are Fighting the School Board’s Right-Wing Takeover How Black Moms in Temecula Are Fighting the School Board’s Right-Wing Takeover

The board banned “critical race theory” and decried ethnic studies, but a local group of Black mothers has a plan. “We’re going to use what’s available to us—the right we have as ...

Oct 31, 2023 / StudentNation / Mara Marques Cavallaro

Public Defender Fees

You Have the Right to an Attorney, but It Might Cost You You Have the Right to an Attorney, but It Might Cost You

Approximately 40 states allow courts to charge for the use of a public defender, acting as an additional punishment for those who cannot afford to pay.

Oct 30, 2023 / StudentNation / Nicholas Miller

Stop Cop City Protest

Will Atlanta’s “Stop Cop City” Referendum Make It Onto the Ballot? Will Atlanta’s “Stop Cop City” Referendum Make It Onto the Ballot?

Organizers collected 116,000 signatures in support of a referendum to repeal the ordinance authorizing the police training facility, but it’s unclear if—and when—the initiative wi...

Oct 26, 2023 / StudentNation / Mira Sydow

Minneapolis Affordable Housing

This City Council Election Will Decide the Future of Housing in Minneapolis This City Council Election Will Decide the Future of Housing in Minneapolis

With every city council seat up for grabs in 2023, progressives hope for a veto-proof majority to pass meaningful affordable housing policies.

Oct 24, 2023 / StudentNation / Theia Chatelle

Cincinnati Ohio Palestine Protest

“We Are the Voices of Gazan Citizens Right Now” “We Are the Voices of Gazan Citizens Right Now”

Hundreds of Palestinian Americans and supporters from Cincinnati, Ohio, gathered in Ziegler Park. “My city no longer exists. My village is no longer there.”

Oct 20, 2023 / StudentNation / Zurie Pope

Student Palestinian Group Holds Rally At Columbia University

Columbia University’s Double Standard for Palestinian Protests  Columbia University’s Double Standard for Palestinian Protests 

The rally by Students for Justice in Palestine faced organized counterprotesters, increased police presence, and limitations to access and assembly.

Oct 19, 2023 / StudentNation / Ava Young-Stoner

Harvard University Palestine Activism

“One of the Worst Weeks at Harvard I’ve Ever Experienced”: The Targeting of Campus Activists “One of the Worst Weeks at Harvard I’ve Ever Experienced”: The Targeting of Campus Activists

How a letter from the Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee became an international news story.

Oct 17, 2023 / StudentNation / Rebecca Cadenhead

Texas Republicans

Texas Republicans Want to Ban the State From Taxing the Rich Texas Republicans Want to Ban the State From Taxing the Rich

Proposition 3 would prohibit the creation of a “wealth tax” in the Lone Star State, putting businesses and billionaires over the average citizen.

Oct 16, 2023 / StudentNation / Aina Marzia

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