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Shaeleigh Severino

Paralegal Shaeleigh Severino officially launches her Democratic candidacy for New York City Council District 32 as incumbent Eric Ulrich completes his last term.

Queens District 32 is 1 of...

Jamaal Bowman & Scott Stringer

Today in Co-op City, Jamaal Bowman, the Democratic nominee for Congress in New York’s 16th district, endorsed Comptroller Scott Stringer’s campaign for mayor of the City of New York.

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To be clear the protest did occur by activists
Councilmember Adams. Photo: Twitter    On September 13 Black Star News published an article "Activists Vow to Block NY City Council from Abandoning Chokehold Ban.” One sentence in the...
Scott Stringer

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer Tuesday announced his candidacy for mayor of New York City from Inwood Hill Park in Upper Manhattan, near his childhood home.

Here are Comptroller...

"Whose streets?" Omowale Clay shouted. "Our streets!" came the response.

Black Lives Matter. Protestors want to prevent...

Four New York lawmakers are proposing a new program to entice commercial landlords to renegotiate leases and offer long-term, affordable rents to small business owners in an effort to revitalize...

Donald Trump, like his buddy Russian President Vladimir Putin, is now trying to hold on to power by calling for the November election to be "delayed."

Widespread disagreement and ridicule...

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) on Tuesday called on Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) to apologize both personally to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and publicly in a speech on the House...

The AP has officially called the race and declared Jamaal Bowman the winner in New York’s 16th Congressional District, completing a stunning 16-point upset over the 31-year incumbent.

With...

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called on Congress to provide financial relief to hospitals struggling to stay afloat due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a letter to Senate leadership,...

Jamaal Bowman recently delivered a stunning defeat against Eliot Engel in NY-16 district race.

With an additional 1.4 million Americans filing for unemployment last week, Jamaal Bowman...

Is the NYC Council and Mayor de Blasio engaging in legislative tricks to protect the NYPD's massive budget?

The following was written by Color Of Change's Scott Roberts denouncing Mayor de...

On Tuesday, July 2, 2020, Assemblymember Charles Barron and Councilwoman Inez D. Barron will hold a 12 PM rally/press conference, about Reparations, at the African Burial ground site.

The...

Make the Road New York organization says new budget fails to properly defund bloated NYPD funding.

In response to the announced deal on the New York City budget, Adilka Pimentel, Lead...

Columbus' statue--Hail to an enslaver. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is wrong by insisting that Christopher Columbus' statue remain on 59th street in Manhattan...

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