Elizabeth Warren Endorses Mondaire Jones, The Candidate Who Could Become The First Black Gay Congress Member In The U.S.

Maria Perez
Feb 5, 2020 - 3:31
Mondaire Jones, the candidate who could become the first black gay congress member

Mondaire Jones, an attorney and activist running for New York’s 17th Congressional District, knows what voters want out of their next congress member: authenticity. Jones, 32, sat down with The North Star last week in a coffee shop in Union Square in New York City. The tiny, yet busy, coffee house was filled with people grabbing their morning cup of joe. Wearing a dark blue Polo Ralph Lauren sweater, a camera snaps away just off to Jones’ side as one of his two aides reaches into the frame to remove a piece of lint. Everything needs to be just right. Despite the distractions, Jones remains focused on discussing his platform and how it all started. A native from Spring Valley in Rockland County, he is running to represent the place he called home, as well as parts...

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