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Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams this week released A Renewed Deal for New York City

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Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams this week released A Renewed Deal for New York City, an extensive plan for New York's revitalization and recovery in the...

Lawrence Hamm, Chairman, People’s Organization For Progress will receive the Covid-19 vaccine shot today, Saturday, March 6th

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Lawrence Hamm, Chairman, People’s Organization For Progress will receive the Covid-19 vaccine shot today, Saturday, March 6th at 1:00pm at the KMART, 235 Prospect Avenue,...

Black Maternal Mortality

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As we begin Women's History Month, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. released his report on the “Black Maternal Mortality (BMM) Taskforce” today, highlighting the...

“Gillibrand took an immediate and strong stand against Al Franken

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The Nation's Alexis Grenell is challenging New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on he relative silence regarding the growing sexual harassment scandal that...

Officer Winkfield

Officer Winkfield in uniform before he was wrongfully locked out.

Tune in to “Black Star News Show” on WBAI 99.5FM Radio also streaming on www.wbai.org, March 2, 2021, at 3PM Eastern Time...

investigate allegations of sexual harassment against Governor Andrew Cuomo

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New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement after the executive chamber issued a referral letter granting her request to investigate...

appointment of Lesleigh Irish-Underwood as its first Chief Brand and External Relations Officer

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MetroPlusHealth, the five-star rated health plan of choice for over 600,000 New Yorkers, today announced the appointment of Lesleigh Irish-Underwood as its first Chief...

requesting that additional vaccines be urgently distributed in Co-op City, Edenwald, and Wakefield

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New York Rep. Jamaal Bowman and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting that additional vaccines be urgently...

Roll Up Your Sleeves New York, The COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit for Black Communities:

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Today, the New York Task Force for Vaccine Equity and Education launched Roll Up Your Sleeves New York, The COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit for Black Communities: A toolkit...

protest outside Governor Andrew Cuomo’s midtown Manhattan office

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To mark one year since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in New York State, ACT UP NY (AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power), in coalition with other grassroots healthcare...

Stringer Calls for Cuomo to Resign following Second Sexual Harassment Allegation

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New York Comptroller Scott Stringer is calling for the resignation of Governor Andrew Cuomo following more allegations of sexual harassment by Charlotte Bennett, a...

demonstration in support of the Amazon workers union drive Saturday, February 27, 2021.

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The People’s Organization For Progress will have a demonstration in support of the Amazon workers union drive Saturday, February 27, 2021.

The protestors will...

Ms. Porter

New Chancellor Meisha Porter. Screenshot: ABC News.

By Jumaane D. Williams.

I want to thank New York City Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza for his service and...

New York Senate voted to automatically restore voting rights to people upon release from prison.

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Wednesday, the New York Senate voted to automatically restore voting rights to people upon release from prison. New York is one of the few states that allows people...

Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams

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Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams and Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams called on the United States Department of Justice Friday to open a civil rights...

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