Mark-Viverito Slams Federal Response To Puerto Rico CrisisCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito pulled no punches Monday in blasting Washington’s response to the crisis in Puerto Rico.
City Council Speaker, Members Take A Knee Outside City HallSeveral New York City Council members took a knee on the steps of City Hall to show solidarity with athletes who have done the same in protest of racial injustice.
Congress Members, City Council Speaker Arrested At DACA Protest Outside Trump TowerThe protesters were demanding that Congress pass legislation protecting thousands of young immigrants from deportation.
Congressman Wants To Save Columbus Statue From De Blasio’s Political Correctness CommissionA Staten Island congressman said he has a plan to rescue the statue of Christopher Columbus from the forces of political correctness overtaking the city.
Viverito Leads Charge To Have Statue Of Dr. J Marion Sims Removed From Central ParkProtestors led by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, called on the city to remove a Central Park statue dedicated to Dr. J Marion Sims.
NYC Officials Call For End To Immigration Raids At CourthousesImmigrant advocates were seething over last week’s attempted arrest of a victim of human trafficking inside Queens Criminal Court.
Oscar López Rivera Declines To Be Honored In Puerto Rican Day ParadeAmid heated controversy, onetime militant Oscar López Rivera has declined to be honored in the Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 11.
Bombing Victim’s Son Furious Over De Blasio, Viverito’s Decision To March With FALN LeaderThere was more controversy Tuesday, involving the Puerto Rican Day Parade, and a decision to honor an activist linked to a deadly bombing.