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Patricia Battle

Associate Editor

Personality

Personality

How to create a model for sustainable arts and nonprofit leadership

Former Brooklyn Academy of Music President Karen Brooks Hopkins discussed her new book about the institution and its legacy.

News & Politics

Politics

How the MTA meets its diverse contracting goals in the era of COVID-19

Michael Garner, the MTA’s chief diversity officer, discusses how the agency’s minority- and women-owned business program has met the challenges of the pandemic in an interview with City & State.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

MWBE developers aim sky high with Affirmation Tower

The creators discuss their plans for constructing the first African American-owned skyscraper in New York City.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Rep. Mondaire Jones has his eye on the filibuster

The Hudson Valley member of Congress talked progress on student loan debt and voting rights.

Interviews & Profiles

Personality

Vanessa Gibson sheds light on Bronx power

The Democratic borough president nominee discusses recent changes in the local political scene.