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Bullied as a kid for being Jewish, Dan Quart says he’ll be tough on hate crimes as Manhattan DA

Growing up in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan in the early 1980s, Dan Quart, now a member of the State Assembly, was the frequent target of antisemitic slurs. “The walk from my house to synagogue was pretty long,” Quart, 48, said in a recent interview. “I’d go with my friends, and as a big group of boys in yarmulkes, it wasn’t uncommon to have slurs shouted at us or eggs dropped on our heads from the buildings we passed by.”
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Manhattan District Attorney Candidate Dan Quart Urges Police Reform After Unarmed Adam Toledo Shooing by Cops

MANHATTAN, NY – Dan Quart, running for Manhattan District Attorney on a platform that encourages prosecutors to speak out against police misconduct and change the culture of the prosecutor’s office, publicly commented on the recent shooting of Adam Toledo this past week. Quart criticized the prosecutor’s office statement saying that...
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Everyday Injustice Podcast Episode 103 – Manhattan DA Candidate Dan Quart

In less than 100 days, Manhattan will elect a new DA—which would only be the fifth in the last 80 years, replacing four-term incumbent Cy Vance. There are a host of progressive candidates vying for the Democratic nomination, including Assemblymember Dan Quart. Earlier this month, Dan Quart release his public...
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Decision NYC: Dan Quart Discusses His Run for Manhattan District Attorney

Dan Quart (photo via campaign) As part of the "Decision NYC with Ben Max" series of candidate interviews from Manhattan Neighborhood Network and Gotham Gazette, Democratic candidates for Manhattan District Attorney talked about their campaigns ahead of the June primary. In this episode, Assemblymember Dan Quart joined host Ben Max to explain his vision for the role. Watch:
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Watch Manhattan District Attorney Candidate: New York State Assemblyman Dan Quart

Get our insider newsletter delivered direct to you. Assemblymember Dan Quart (D-Manhattan) is running to be our next Manhattan District Attorney, a position Cy Vance currently holds. The District Attorney is responsible for the prosecution of violations of New York state laws (federal law violations in Manhattan are prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York). The DA’s duties typically include reviewing police arrest reports, deciding whether to bring criminal charges against arrested people in the county, and prosecuting criminal cases in court.
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'The Wire' actor Michael K. Williams backs Dan Quart for Manhattan DA

The Manhattan district attorney’s race is getting some star power. Actor Michael K. Williams — known for his roles in The Wire and Boardwalk Empire — is backing Assemblymember Dan Quart for the seat, and narrating a new video promoting his campaign. “I’m not a politician,” Williams, who played Omar...
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