The contentious 2020 national election cycle is still in the throes of a spectacular, now violent, end. But already, another political fight is kicking off in New York City. Candidates are campaigning in what will most certainly be a busy New York City council election season — with 51 seats up for grabs and ranked-choice voting taking place for the first time — plus the selection of a new mayor.
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Co-founders of the Black Women’s March — which grew from the Black Lives Matter movement — are now using those same organizing skills to marshal something different: donations to social causes, like the over 200 gifts for New York City foster youth.
At the height of the pandemic last spring, New York City hired 200 people to help COVID-19 positive residents access essentials like food and medicine during quarantine. Now, with a second wave hitting the country and large holiday gatherings likely, the city is planning to expand its program to help more immigrant New Yorkers, including Creole-speaking Haitian-Americans.
The neighborhood Christmas tree lighting will take place at Zanmi’s 1206 Nostrand Ave. location. The Dec. 12 event is scheduled to run from 1-10 p.m., with complimentary hot beverages, pastries and live music.
Coronavirus infections in New York City are continuing to climb to worrisome levels not seen in months as health experts warn about difficult winter ahead.
“Giuliani is to Dinkins what Trump was to Obama,” said Christina Greer, author of the book “Black Ethics: Race, Immigration and The Pursuit of the American Dream. “Someone who trolled a Black man who had way more class dignity, education and intelligence, constantly incited racist tropes to distract from the fact that this Black person was actually doing a solid job.”
Sidiki Conde is among 54 immigrant artists, including Haitian-Americans, featured in the Center for Traditional Music and Dance’s Beat of the Boroughs initiative, just launched this week. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through March, artists from around the world will be leading performances, workshops, lectures and more on the center’s YouTube and Facebook pages.
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Parents across New York City are wondering: Should we start sending our little ones to school for hybrid instruction or keep them learning online from home? Mayor Bill de Blasio and schools Chancellor Richard Carranza have set a limited window for opting into blended learning. You have between November 2 and November 15 to decide.