Polls Close As 9 Candidates Hope To Replace Charles Rangel

charles-rangelNew York Congressional Primary polls are closing in an hour as the final New Yorkers place their votes to determine congressional candidates for November’s general elections.In Harlem, voters will decide who will succeed Congressman Charles Rangel, who is retiring after more than 40 years of service. Continue Reading →

‘Negroes You Ain’t Never Seen Before’: Al Sharpton On Rangel Congressional Seat

seitu sharpton3The Rev. Al Sharpton discussed the race for retiring Congressman Charles Rangel‘s seat—using a weekly live address to endorse Rangel’s favored successor and to blast “political gentrification,” “new leadership” and “negroes you ain’t never seen before.” Continue Reading →

State Assembly Speaker Backs Harlem’s Wright In Race

Cap Ben 5 Star Security assemblymen Keith Wright Chief Salih of 5 Star SecurityAssembly Speaker Carl Heastie Thursday threw his support behind long-time Harlem Assemblyman Keith Wright‘s run for Congress (center in photo). Continue Reading →

13th Congressional Candidates Forum In Harlem

13th Congressional Candidates Forum1On Sunday, February 28th, The Barack Obama Democratic Club of Upper Manhattan and the People’s Theatre Project will co-host a congressional candidates forum for the 13th District of New York. Continue Reading →

Join The First Candidates’ Forum For The 13th Congressional District

Harlem forum1Uptown Community Democrats announces the first candidates’ forum for the 13th congressional district. The Honorable Congressman Charles Rangel will not run for re-election. Continue Reading →

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