Miami, Florida August 17,2019 multiple blue Amzon prime trailers backed into bays at a distribution center to unload products for area customers. Credit: Lawrence Glass via iStock

Amazon workers in Staten Island became the first to vote to unionize. The family of 12-year-old shooting victim Kade Lewin held a funeral, denouncing gun violence in the community. NAN kicked off the 31st annual national convention. Longtime WNYC Host Jami Floyd quit and filed a lawsuit against “racist” practices.

Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson attends an event on the South Lawn of the White House with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, Friday, April 8, 2022, to celebrate her confirmation to the Supreme Court. Credit: Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first Black female Supreme Court justice. After suffering a horrific car crash, Tiger Woods returned to the Masters tournament cautiously confident. Brooklyn commuters faced a terrifying attack when a rush-hour train car filled with smoke and gunshots, injuring at least 10 people. The assailant Frank R. James, 62, was found days later and apprehended under terrorism charges.

Brian Benjamin Credit: Twitter

Former Sen. and Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin was arrested on fraud charges. NYC began an initiative to help those impacted by the war on drugs to enter the legal cannabis industry. Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrated the Charles Mingus centennial. A judge found former President Donald Trump in contempt in a legal fight with New York State Attorney General Letitia James. There were nationwide calls to wipe out student loan debt. Chauvin tried to appeal his murder conviction for killing George Floyd. A judge delayed the New York Congressional and State Senate primaries until August after the court tossed redistricting maps.

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