Check out what our esteemed Fordham University professor, Dr. Mark Naison has to say on his reaction to the postponement of the New York City Marathon. He perfectly captures the thoughts of the working class New Yorkers who keep this city going through thick and thin on there backs. This is truly a victory for the outer boroughs and is a testament to what we can accomplish when we band together.
“The cancellation of the NY Marathon is a very emotional event for me. Not just because diverting resources for this event in the face of so much hardship and suffering was just wrong, but because the ground swell of protest against this came from the people of outer borough New York that this Mayor, and the global elites he socializes with and represents, do not understand ****** The neighborhoods of the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island are a world apart from those in Manhattan.”
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