Jess Nelson is the 2019 writing fellow for Miami New Times. She was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and is excited to be living close to the water again after moving to Miami from New York. She studied history at UC Berkeley and investigative journalism at Columbia University.
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the first Second Amendment case in almost a decade.
1 year ago | Opinion
Attending your first Trump rally is a rite of passage of sorts.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren just picked up a major endorsement from the Sunshine State.
1 year ago | History
The day has finally come: Miami-Dade County might change the name of Dixie Highway, which is gross, racist, and a shamefully symbolic reminder of the state's slaveholding past.
1 year ago | Police
Miami-Dade police arrived at Maria Cazañes' South Beach apartment on an August evening as she was making herself a cafecito. By the end of the night, Cazañes and her family were homeless.
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