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    Queens College Alum Khaleel Anderson: Making History in the NYC District Assembly

    In this day and age, it can be easy for Americans to not to have faith in politics. After all, the last 4 years have only divided America further. However, given 2020 is an election year, many are rushing to the polls to elect candidates in an effort to bridge the divide and heal America before it is too late. A local case of this can be seen in New York City’s District 31, specifically its recent elections for district assemblyman.  Khaleel Anderson, a Queens College alum with a BA/MA in Urban Studies, has become the youngest candidate in 20 years to be elected to the NYC District Assembly serving…

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    QC alumni donates congressional papers

    Queens College alumnus Joseph Crowley, ‘85, donated Congressional papers to the Benjamin S. Rosenthal library, in an effort to preserve an integral piece of history. The former Congressman signed the deed on Feb. 7th, 2019, at the college. The collection of papers span an extensive variety, ranging from “official correspondence,” to “legislative issues” and “planning documents, speeches and memorabilia,” according to QNS.com.            In addition to these are “…framed copies of the Affordable Care Act with the original signatures of President Barack Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, featuring a handwritten note from Pelosi and a commemorative pen used in the signing; the Senate Good Friday Agreement signed by Hillary Clinton,…