We set up a confessional for young people to sort out their thoughts on Donald Trump’s presidency. From optimism to fear, they explore their feelings, and reflect on how America might change in this video montage.
From Republicans in Georgia to Democrats in California, we illustrated what young people from around the country said what they would need to get through election day 2016.
Whether or not millennials show up to vote could be the deciding factor in many of the battleground states. So let’s check in and see what the campaigns are doing to bring them out…or keep them home.
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“I think it’s another milestone. One legend after another — first black president then followed-up with the first woman president. That’d be pretty cool, honestly.”
When Sanders took the stage, he received what “felt like a ten minute ovation,” reporter Myles Bess said. “You would have thought that he was the nominee.”
When Bernie took the stage to end the night, the environment felt more like watching a band perform its last concert than a convention speech in the arena, complete with teary eyed supporters and a deafening silence from everyone but the senator himself.
“Again I had so many, like, learning disabilities and issues in my home life. I kind of looked up to the presidents as something to aspire to. Back then, I was like, ‘One day I’ll be president.’ I don’t want that anymore.”
Here are some of our favorite moments from the day before the DNC in Philadelphia.