The Rise of Eric Adams and Black New York

Eric Adams winning coalition shows how the city’s power structure has changed. 

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Reform New York City’s Board of Elections Now

It is broken beyond repair.

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Lawmakers Sue N.Y.P.D., Saying They Were Beaten With Bicycles at Protest

State Senator Zellnor Myrie and Assemblywoman Diana Richardson say they were assaulted and pepper-sprayed by the police during last year’s Black Lives Matter protests.

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Gun Makers Could Be Sued More Easily Under New York Bill

New legislation would allow civil lawsuits against manufacturers and dealers who make or sell guns illegally or inappropriately.

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No One Should Go to Prison for a Crime They Didn’t Commit

Deceptive interrogations and false confessions are all too common. New York can stop them.

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Rage and Reaction on the Streets of New York

The N.Y.P.D. strikes back harshly at demonstrators in a weekend of protests over the death of another black American at the hands of police.

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