NYC’s new mayor tapped into the highly charged dream of a strong Black father figure. The reality of governing, however, is turning out to be messier than the dream and may require an intervention by some of his most ardent supporters.
The invasion of the Capitol one year ago was an assault on democracy. So too is the Biden administration’s continued persecution of the Wikileaks publisher who is being targeted for exposing U.S. war crimes in Iraq.
Is it celebrating social justice protest? Or co-opting it?
The limelight is once again shining on the inhumane conditions at the notorious city jail. Two abolitionists explain how to shut down operations on the island without expanding NYC’s carceral system.
“I’m going to be a fighter for the people,” says the former legislative staffer who broke with the Jersey machine early in her career and is now running to replace Donald Payne Jr. who inherited his congressional seat from his father 10 years ago.
Brooklynites woke up last Thursday to find a newly erected, 14-foot-tall bust of George Floyd had been defaced overnight…
The Brooklyn Public Library’s Center for Brooklyn History opens its outdoor Brooklyn Resists exhibit tomorrow on Juneteenth. “We realized during COVID that…