Day: July 29, 2021

National News

Why Aren’t Biden and the Democrats Going All Out for

By Robert You’d think President Biden and the Democratic Party leadership would do everything in their power to stop Republicans from undermining democracy. So far this year, the GOP has passed roughly 30 laws in states across the country  that will make voting harder, especially in Black and Latino communities. With Trump’s baseless claim that the […]readmore

National News

CDC Rent Moratorium set to Expire July 31

Billions in Rental Assistance Undelivered By Shelby R. King –July 21, 2021After a monthslong game of “kick the ban,” the eviction moratorium issued last September by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is set to expire July 31 after two extensions (one in March and another last-minute, last-time stopgap reprieve at the end of June). CDC Director Dr. Rochelle […]readmore

Community News

Brooklyn Block Co-Named Jacqueline Berrien Way

In Honor of Community Leader and Former LDF Associate Director-Counsel Saturday, July 24, a section of Decatur Street between Lewis and Stuyvesant Avenues in Brooklyn, New York, was co-named Jacqueline Berrien Way in honor of former NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) Associate Director-Counsel Jacqueline A. Berrien, an extraordinary and highly accomplished civil […]readmore

What's Going On

What’s Going On – 7/29

NEW YORK, NEW YORKNYS lawmakers next order of business is REDISTRICTING. An independent Redistricting Commission is reviewing 2020 Census data in order to reconfigure NY congressional and state legislature districts. Redistricting follows Census numbers calculated every 10 years. New York lost a Congressional seat, wonder where that will be? The Redistricting Commission submits its redrawn […]readmore