Berniemania Sweeps The Green

by Lucy Gellman & Aliyya Swaby | Apr 24, 2016 11:38 pm | Comments (45)

Chris Randall Photo Lucy Gellman PhotoThe largest political crowd in decades filled the Green Sunday night as Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders brought his income-inequality message to New Haven with an Elm City twist: contrasting Yale’s $25.57 billion endowment with the struggles of young people in the city’s most impoverished neighborhoods.

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In Primaries, “Moms” Get Their Moment

by Paul Bass | Apr 19, 2016 7:46 am | Comments (9)

Paul Bass Photos Thanks to a competitive race for president, Annette Nance-Holt was on Kimberly Avenue Monday telling the story of how a gang member’s stray bullet killed her 16-year-old son Blair on a Chicago city bus. Lucia McBath was there, too, recalling how a 47-year-old man shot dead her unarmed 17-year-old son Jordan after starting an argument about Jordan’s loud music.

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