First Lady And Others Rally With Workers To Call For Passage Of Paid Personal Time

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives J. Phillip Thompson, and Department of Consumer and

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Call To Escalate The Fight And Reassure NYkers After Recent Attacks On The Immigrant Community

Today the Co-Chair of the Black, Latino and Asian, Caucus, uptown Council Member Ydanis RodriguezContinue Reading →

Outrage Over Harlem Resident Ill-Treatment, Outrage Over NYPD Ill-Treatment

Videos showing police officers being doused with water by crowds as they work in Harlem and Brownsville have left police brass, officers unions and public officials are outraged. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Central Park Five Prosecutor Resigns From Columbia Law School

A prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned her position as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School in Harlem following calls for her firing in the wake of a Netflix series about the case, school officials confirmed. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, First Lady McCray And Others Rallied In Support Of Paid Personal Time legislation

Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, activist Gloria Steinem and advocates today rallied in support of Paid Personal Time legislation from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Bubble Bursts In Her Fight For Public Advocate’s Office

Last Tuesday seemed to dash the dreams of yet another City Council speaker, in this case, Melissa Mark-Viverito, who left the post in 2017 reports Crain’s New York. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Appears In Court To Reaffirm His Commitment To Immigrants

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez appeared before a judge for his scheduled court date. Rodriguez pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct for his arrest on January 11, 2018 at a protest against Ravi Ragbir’s deportation. Continue Reading →

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