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Redistricting Texas

Congressional gerrymandering by Texas Republicans cut out the heart of Houston’s Asian community

Asian and Pacific Islander populations surged in Texas over the past decade, but their political power is weakened under new congressional maps. A northwest Houston neighborhood offers a case study in how that was done.

Hyunja Norman poses for a portrait at the Korean Community Center in Spring Branch on  Oct. 21, 2021. Norman passionately seeks representation for the Korean community in Houston by voting, education and raising awareness. She believes, “ if we work here, we can do anything or become someone to make American better for all Americans.”

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