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Pioneers of Women’s Rights in Manhattan Walking Tour

A century has passed since American suffragists girded for their final push to win the ballot for women in every corner of the United States. Visit the sites around Manhattan where you can see reminders of the struggles and achievements of New York women who spoke, marched, and even fought for the vote and the full panoply of rights. These were women who marched to Albany in the winter, or
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Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Curfew Update

There is a mandatory citywide curfew tonight from 8PM until 5AM and every evening until Monday, June 8, 5AM. While I understand impetus for a curfew, increasing police presence and adding another reason for police to make arrests only increases the criminalization of our population. There will be no vehicular traffic allowed south of 96th Street in Manhattan — with the exception of residents, essential workers, buses, and truck deliveries.… Read more

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