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  2. Washington Heights, Manhattan - Wikipedia

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    Washington Heights is a neighborhood in the uppermost part of the New York City borough of Manhattan.It is named for Fort Washington, a fortification constructed at the highest natural point on Manhattan Island by Continental Army troops to defend the area from the British forces during the American Revolutionary War.

  3. Greenpoint, Brooklyn - Wikipedia

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    Greenpoint is the northernmost neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, in the U.S. state of New York.It is bordered on the southwest by Williamsburg at Bushwick Inlet Park and McCarren Park; on the southeast by the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway and East Williamsburg; on the north by Newtown Creek and the neighborhood of Long Island City in Queens; and on the west by the East River.

  4. Silver Lake, Los Angeles - Wikipedia

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    Silver Lake is a residential and commercial neighborhood in the east-central region of Los Angeles, California. Originally named Ivanhoe in the 1900s by a resident from Scotland, it was built around what was then a city reservoir which gives the district its name.

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  6. OK Go - Wikipedia

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    OK Go is an American rock band originally from Chicago, Illinois, now based in Los Angeles, California.The band is composed of Damian Kulash (lead vocals, guitar), Tim Nordwind (bass guitar and vocals), Dan Konopka (drums and percussion), and Andy Ross (guitar, keyboards and vocals), who joined them in 2005, replacing Andy Duncan.

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    The Symphony No. 4 in G major by Gustav Mahler was composed from 1899 to 1900, incorporating a song that he wrote in 1892. That song, "Das himmlische Leben", presents a child's vision of heaven and is sung by a soprano in the symphony's fourth and final movement.

  8. Same-sex marriage - Wikipedia

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    Same-sex marriage, also known as gay marriage, is the marriage of two people of the same sex.There are records of same-sex marriage dating back to the first century.In the modern era, marriage equality for same-sex couples was first legally acknowledged in the Netherlands on 1 April 2001, after royal assent was given by Queen Beatrix.

  9. Xenophobia and racism related to the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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    An unofficial anti-xenophobia poster at a subway station in New York City amid the coronavirus pandemic Overall during 2020, the NYPD arrested 20 suspects for committing anti-Asian hate crimes. Of the perpetrators, 55% were non-Hispanic Black, 35% were Hispanic and 10% were non-Hispanic White. 60% of the accused were male and 40% were female.