Natasha Hakimi Zapata

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Natasha Hakimi Zapata holds a Creative Writing M.F.A. from Boston University and both a B.A. in Spanish and a B.A. in English with a creative writing concentration from the University of California, Los Angeles. In college she received scholarships from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Hispanic Heritage Foundation, the Smithsonian Latino Center and the UCLA Alumni Association.

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Women like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "aren't supposed to run" for office, the primary winner said in a campaign video. (Photo: Ocasio2018.com) Views
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
How a Socialist Latina Millennial Beat a Wall Street Favorite
It might seem unbelievable that after Bernie Sanders’ immense success in the 2016 Democratic primaries, running on a grass-roots campaign that condemned Wall Street’s influence and called for social justice, Democrats can still be caught off guard by progressives unseating their heavyweights. And...
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