Amanda Luz Henning Santiago

New York City Council Member Vanessa Gibson.
Female insurgents have the potential to completely reshape the foundation of the borough’s politics.
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Chi Ossé, a 22-year-old activist running for the New York City Council in District 36.
New York City’s marches and protests against police brutality invigorated the 22-year-old candidate.
Personality
personality
Donald Trump returns to the White House on July 29, 2020.
The president claimed recent failures show absentee ballots are an ineffective and “fraudulent” way to conduct elections.
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Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.
President Donald Trump’s lawyers ask a federal judge to bar Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance from acquiring his taxes.
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COVID-19 testing center in Ocean Hill Brooklyn.
Experts say a national program to increase the supply of materials is needed.
Policy
policy
P.S. 192, the Jacob H. Schiff school in Manhattan.
Health experts say major school renovations and more robust coronavirus testing would likely be needed.
Policy
policy
DSA backed Phara Souffrant Forrest emerged victorious against Assembly Member Walter Mosley in Brooklyn.
Breaking with history, mail-in ballots delivered big wins for progressives.
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New York City Police Department officers on patrol.
A federal judge temporarily blocked their release until mid-August.
Policy
policy
Federal officers use crowd control munitions to disperse Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland on July 21st.
The city and state have already threatened legal action should agents be deployed to the city.
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People from New York's Indigenous nations gather at Columbus Circle to call for its renaming and honor Indigenous peoples in the Americans in 2019.
The state may be forced to contend with broader land rights and sovereignty for Native American tribes.
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