Photo Credit: Katrina Hajagos Brooklyn, NY — Council Member Crystal Hudson will introduce legislation central to her ‘Black Agenda For New York City’ policy platform at June 2 City Council Stated Meeting. The four bills seek to address issues of racial, economic, and education justice in New York City: Black maternal mortality, universal child care, […]
By Linda Nwoke, CAW Exclusive To date, New York State has had one black Governor, David Paterson, who served between 1990-2000. However, this can change if one of the June 2022 Democratic candidate candidates wins before finally contesting against a Republican candidate in November. Jumaane Williams became a New York City Public Advocate in 2019. […]
By Linda Nwoke The New York gubernatorial race is on, with the Democratic party’s primary just a few weeks away. There is a mixture of candidates ranging from —contestants with deep-rooted political backgrounds and strong ties to their communities to others with less political experience. Yet, they have a vision for a brighter and better […]
New York, N.Y. – September 4, 2020: New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams speaks in Foley Square at a rally against the New York City Department of Education’s plan to reopen public schools. (Shutterstock) By Jumaane Williams Time is up for the Legislature to pass an on-time budget, and the governor is working overtime […]
Jumaane Williams speaks at a peace vigil to honor victims of attacks on Asians in Union Square Park on March 19, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) By Nick Reisman, NY State of Politics New York gubernatorial candidate Jumaane Williams called for a moratorium on proof-of-work bitcoin mining in the state, pointing to concerns raised […]
The borough is even more important than usual as Jumaane Williams gets ready to take on Kathy Hochul again.
New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams speaks at Wegmans opening day celebration at Brooklyn Navy Yard. – New York, NY – October 27, 2019 (Shutterstock) By Zach Williams, City and State NY New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is officially exploring a run for governor, but he will not have to look far […]
NYC Public advocate Jumaane Williams speaks during memorial service for George Floyd on Cadman Plaza. – New York, NY – June 4, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Benjamin Fishbein, Gotham Gazette After coasting to victory in the Democratic primary as he seeks his first full term as New York City Public Advocate, Jumaane Williams discussed his top […]
Candidates will have to run twice this year, once on May 14th, as the Mayor has recently announced, and again sometime in November, in a special election to retain their seat in the Council.
Last week’s special election was a seminal moment for Brooklyn City Councilmember Jumaane Williams. Previously elected District 45’s representative three times in a row, Williams will now assume the role of Public Advocate, which is the second highest ranking elected office in the city. Williams had run against 16 other candidates and won with a breakaway 33.2 […]