Articles tagged: 2020

A sign directs residents in Texas to an early voting polling location for the 2020 Presidential election. by

The Latino Vote And Its Legacy

For Latinos, casting a ballot means overcoming a history of struggle against exclusion and voter suppression.

This story was originally published by palabra. Editor’s Note: At the start of 2020, palabra. posted a landmark essay by Michelle García that explored the st...Read More

Erika Andiola speaking at a Bernie Sanders campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa, in 2016. by

Erika Andiola Says Dreamers Know How to Push Biden

“All we can do is pick our opponent,” says Andiola, the chief advocacy officer for the San Antonio-based immigrant rights group RAICES Action.

Erika Andiola puts her faith in the movement, not politicians. The 33-year-old, originally from the Mexican state of Durango, has seen elected officials leave h...Read More

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Voting Begins in a Month. Here’s What Is at Stake in Texas.

In an election that will chart the state’s political future for a generation, Democrats are waging an unprecedented offensive against embattled Republicans.

In late November 2018, just weeks after U.S. Senator Ted Cruz eked out a win against Democratic phenom Beto O’Rourke, Texas’ senior U.S. Senator John Cornyn...Read More

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