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What’s Going On

By Victoria Horsford THE WEEK IN REVIEW 11/5 ELECTION RESULTS:   NEW YORK: Congratulations to Brooklyn’s  Jumaane Williams who won the election for Public Advocate, making him next in line of succession to the NYC mayoralty, and Queens Boro Prexy Melinda Katz won her bid for Queens District Attorney……VIRGINIA: Democrats regained  control of the state […]Read More

Set for the City, State and 2018, Jumaane Williams &

Yesterday, Saturday, April 14, The Working Family Party announced Cynthia Nixon and Councilman Jumaane Williams as their choices to run for Governor and Lt. Governor of New York State, this fall. Some 200 supporters packed a room in the lower level of the Albany Hilton, located one block from the State Capital. But with the […]Read More

To Kneel on Sacred Ground …

By Bernice Elizabeth Green Yesterday, fellow members of the New York City Council joined Jumaane Williams, 45th District, gathered in front of City Hall just across from the statue of Nathan Hale to “take a knee” in a show of solidarity with the purpose of denouncing racism, injustice and upholding the American right of freedom […]Read More

Brooklyn Movement Center Holds 2016 Annual Meeting

REVISED By Akosua K. Albritton Brooklyn Movement Center (Brooklyn MC) held its 5th annual meeting on October 1, 2016 in Stuyvesant Mansion at 375 Stuyvesant Avenue. Attendees included board members, their core members, solidarity members and the curious. Notable guests included Stefani Zinerman of CM Robert Cornegy’s office, NYS Assembly member-elect Tremaine Wright and The […]Read More

What you Need to Know About Airbnb

WILLIAMS: Not About Property Owners Getting some “Air” It’s Putting Brakes on law-breaking Developers Profiting Millions from Warehousing,  Renting Short-Term Spaces Yes, we know too well how renting space in an apartment under the AIR BnB initiative helps struggling property owners catch up on bills and equalize untenable fiscal situations, like making college tuition payments on time. But for […]Read More

One Valiant Effort: Thompson Concedes Run for Mayor

                During his yearlong quest for Mayor, Bill Thompson faced the biggest multi-million dollar campaign juggernaut in municipal history. He did so with style, grace and a gentlemanly comportment. The Thompson campaign spent election night at the New York Hilton, where hundreds of supporters packed the ballroom.             A Who’s Who of Democratic leadership […]Read More