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Charles Barron

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Speech Disrupted By NY Budget Protesters

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.”

02/21/2011

Handguns

Russell Simmons, Politicians Push for Gun Laws During Peace Week

This week has been designated as “Peace Week” and entertainers are teaming up with politicians to push for stricter gun laws.

01/19/2011

A Walmart customer enters a store in Oakland, California (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Walmart’s NYC Ambitions Spark Dueling Rallies

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.

12/14/2010

Cathie Black

Black Appointment May End Up In Court

Protesters led by Brooklyn Councilman Charles Barron were vowing to file a temporary restraining order Monday to prevent Cathie Black from taking the post.

11/28/2010

Cathie Black and Joel Klein (credit: AP)

Critics Protest Reported Deal To Name Black As Chancellor

At a Saturday morning news conference, various community leaders voiced their opposition to reports that Black will be granted a waiver to become chancellor.

11/27/2010

Cathie Black

Schools Chancellor Appointee Black Faces Opposition

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.

11/11/2010

Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino

Pundits: First Governor’s Debate To Be ‘Free-For-All’

As all seven gubernatorial candidates prepare, a New York Times poll shows Democrat Andrew Cuomo is gathering strength among voters.

10/18/2010

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Council OKs New Neighbor For Empire State Bldg

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.

08/25/2010

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