Day: December 16, 2021

What's Going On

What’s Going On – 12/16

NY STATE OF MINDNYS Attorney General Letitia James, abruptly suspended her 2022 NYS Gubernatorial campaign, a wise decision, and will focus on her 2022 re-election campaign. Her decision will alter the race dramatically since many attorneys would not compete with her. Professor Zephyr Teachout has already withdrawn from AG race. NEW YORK CITY: Eric Adams […]readmore

Obituary

ICON LOST

Rev. C. Herbert Oliver dead at 96 – Civil rights activist passes away after suffering respiratory problems Posted by: Laura Gesualdi-Gilmore Rev. C. Herbert Oliver’s daughter confirmed that the legendary figure died on November 30 in Brooklyn after being admitted to the hospital for respiratory problems.His daughter, Patrice Oliver, told the New York Times that […]readmore

City Politics

Keerchant Sewell Tapped as NYPD Commissioner

Today, Mayor-elect Eric Adams announced his appointment of Keechant Sewell as the 45th New York City Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner at an event at Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City.  Sewell, whose first home was Queensbridge Houses, will be the first woman to serve as Commissioner of the NYPD in its 176-year history. A 25-year […]readmore

City Politics

Black Leadership Matters to Brooklyn and the City

(This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters.)Mayor-elect Eric Adams and his newly announced schools Chancellor David Banks vowed Thursday to upend New York City’s education department, offering pointed criticisms of the city’s vast education bureaucracy and promising to better serve its most vulnerable students. Outside of P.S. 161 […]readmore