Cynthia Nixon’s Campaign Against White Privilege

By: Terrell Jermaine Starr,  The Root
June 27, 2018

Cynthia Nixon is sipping green tea while sitting at the counter in her kitchen in her New York City apartment in lower Manhattan. In her living room, large windows overlooking her neighborhood welcome daylight that reaches into the kitchen. Behind her is an off-white pantry covered with drawings by her 7-year-old son, Max...

While Nixon, 52, doesn’t have electoral experience, she has more than two decades of education activism under her belt. Noliwe Rooks, director of the American-studies program at Cornell University, said that Nixon has broadened the conversation about education—her signature campaign platform—in ways that politicians rarely discuss and that parents aren’t prepared to engage in.


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