K’NAAN

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NYElection

"I had bought a little chessboard for my kids."

I feel slightly hypocritical, because I never voted when I lived in Canada even though I could have. The way politicians spoke about us, it never really seemed it was us they were talking about. So, I stayed away from the process. Then, years later, I moved to New York. I live here, I work here, but my family is still in Toronto. And last year’s US immigration ban hit us all hard. For the first time in my life, I truly wished I could vote. So if you can vote, I hope you will, on my behalf.

THANK YOU! LOVE yoU!

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AICHA

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Gun violence has impacted my life and my loved ones. I shouldn't have to fear for my life in school, nor should I fear walking around my neighborhood. I'm too young to vote, so it's very ...

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JERRIEL

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I'm a US citizen like everyone in Puerto Rico, but we can't vote in most mainland elections. So, decisions that impact our lives are made by people who don't understand us. That’s not rig...

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ANGEL

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I was born in Miami but grew up in Florida's prison system after being tried as an adult at 16. While incarcerated I earned my GED, and I'm now a law student at the University of Miami. H...

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