Councilman Charles Barron led a demonstration insisting the city compensate the “Central Park 5,” who were exonerated in the attack nearly 8 years ago, for their lost years and wrongful imprisonment.
Community members declared victory Tuesday and vowed to do everything in their power to make sure the public school on Remsen Ave. in Canarsie stayed open.
Cuomo was speaking at the Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators annual dinner when Democratic Councilman Charles Barron walked to the front of the Albany Convention center, shouting “Shame on you.”
This week has been designated as “Peace Week” and entertainers are teaming up with politicians to push for stricter gun laws.
With Walmart once again looking to open a store in New York City, supporters and opponents took to City Hall to make their positions known.
Protesters led by Brooklyn Councilman Charles Barron were vowing to file a temporary restraining order Monday to prevent Cathie Black from taking the post.
At a Saturday morning news conference, various community leaders voiced their opposition to reports that Black will be granted a waiver to become chancellor.
Protesters gathered outside City Hall on Thursday to let Mayor Michael Bloomberg know they are against the appointment of Cathie Black as the new New York City Schools Chancellor.
As all seven gubernatorial candidates prepare, a New York Times poll shows Democrat Andrew Cuomo is gathering strength among voters.
On Wednesday the New York City Council approved zoning and land use changes that will pave the way for a new 67-story tower at 15 Penn Plaza two blocks west of the 102-story Empire State landmark.