Tag Archive | "Election 2012"

[VIDEO] What Brings Astoria to the Polls?

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[VIDEO] Subcontinental Discontent

Some organizations say the South Asian voice is underrepresented in the polls.  The groups have been working to mobilize this community through get out the vote efforts in Queens.  William Denselow reports. Edited and produced by Colleen McKown.

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[VIDEO] Bengali on the Ballot?

Charlotte Stafford, Bangladeshi Beat Reporter~

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Under the Federal Voting Rights Act, more than 5,000 Bengali speakers in Queens should have been able to cast their ballot in Bengali – or Bangla, as some natives call it. But ballot translations were not completed in time. The NYC Board of Elections has not explained just what went wrong. Charlotte Stafford visits Jackson Heights to see if it will effect voter turnout in the Bangladeshi community.

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[VIDEO] Indo-Caribbeans Prepare to Vote

Reporter: Stephen Jiwanmall, Trinidadian Beat Reporter

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[VIDEO] Sri Lankans on Immigration and the 2012 Election

Dhiya Kuriakose, Sri Lankan Beat Reporter~

Immigrants are an important part of the United States economy. Yet no political party has discussed immigrant issues this election. The Sri Lankan community told Dhiya Kuriakose what they thought should be done about immigration and why it should be an election issue.

Edited & Produced by Jay Devineni

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[VIDEO] Africans in Central Harlem support Obama

Popular polls are showing that the race to the White House will go down the wire. For New York’s African population the support is more one-sided. Africans living in central Harlem are making it clear who has their support. Ntshepeng Motema has the story.

Edited and produced by Shaukat Hamdani

 

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