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 I’m an Election Official campaign, the Brennan Center has published “5 Things You May Not Know About Local Election Officials,”

The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School launched a PSA campaign featuring election officials from across the country.

It includes a 30-second video, I’m an Election Official,...

Jamaal Bowman has been a strong advocate for racial justice and human rights throughout his career

With the general election just one week away, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund and its state affiliate, the New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) announced that they...

While long lines are a sign of civic pride and determination, they are also a sign that we may need to open additional sites

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams deliver the following statement after the first day of early voting in New York Saturday:

"Across the city, thousands of people waited...

All New Yorkers must be able to exercise their fundamental right to vote without coercion or intimidation

Attorney General Letitia James issued guidance to Board of Election offices and law enforcement entities throughout the state to protect New Yorkers from voter intimidation on, and before,...

Assemblymember Maritza Davila endorsed Comptroller Scott Stringer’s campaign for Mayor of the City of New York.

Wednesday, Assemblymember Maritza Davila endorsed Comptroller Scott Stringer’s campaign for Mayor of the City of New York. Assemblymember Davila, a longtime community organizer and champion for...

We are also super excited that Danny DeVito generously offered to narrate the animation

With a little help from Danny DeVito, the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters Education Fund and a diverse group of non-profit organizations have created a fresh way to educate New Jerseyans...

 I cannot celebrate Christopher Columbus

Jumaane D. Williams. Photo: Facebook 

One's culture is an integral part of the American experience, and in that spirit I celebrate the rich Italian-American culture that has helped...

I know Scott will tackle the disparities laid bare by COVID-19, and lead a recovery that ensures no one is left behind.

Wednesday, Congressmember Adriano Espaillat endorsed Comptroller Scott Stringer’s campaign for Mayor of the City of New York.

Congressmember Espaillat, the first formerly undocumented...

They are worthless wastes of space and, for some reason, they keep getting nominated and they keep getting re-elected.

The following article was written by former Mount Vernon acting Mayor Andre Wallace--who ran the city after Mayor Richard Thomas was forced out of office after he plead guilty last year to...

it could not be more critical that the Board demonstrate basic competence to instill basic confidence that our fundamental right

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams released the following statement in response to reports of voters receiving erroneous absentee ballots containing incorrect voter information....

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...

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