Jeffrey Blackman stood on a West Harlem street corner with a clipboard holding a thick stack of voter registration cards. It was 5 p.m. on a recent Wednesday, and the sidewalk was busy. He tried to make eye contact with each passerby; every time he succeeded, he asked the same question: "Are you registered to vote?" A few stopped, but most headed straight for the stairs leading into the 1/9... More >>>
By photo: Cary Conover
Jeffrey Blackman registering voters at West 140th Street and Broadway: "I won't be able to vote until the year 2007, but you can exercise that right."