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, 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 of...

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