Stories by

Gabriella Angotti-Jones

Gabriella is a senior at San Francisco State University. She has held a photography internship at The San Francisco Chronicle. Her images have also appeared in the City College of San Francisco’s student newspaper, The Guardsman, and El Tecolote, a bilingual newspaper based in San Francisco’s Mission District. This summer, she will intern at The Las Vegas Review-Journal. She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.


New York’s Cabaret Law, passed during Prohibition in 1926, prohibits dancing in locations without a cabaret license. Out of over 25,000 bars and restaurants, only about 100 have licenses, many of which were distributed almost 100 years ago.