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Migrants descend on New York City Hall: "Uproot anti-blackness"

Posted on AllSides April 16th, 2024
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More than 1,000 migrants gathered at New York City Hall on Tuesday during the City Council's oversight hearing, which was slated to discuss the experiences of Black migrants in the city and "uproot anti-Blackness," according to City Council member Alexa Avilés. The gathering was part of a "rally to uplift the experience of Black migrants," according to the New York City Police Department, which spoke to Newsweek via phone on Tuesday. Since last spring, the city has taken in more than 175,000 migrants—currently accommodating about 67,500—who have been provided a...

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