Let's Look at the 2021 Primary Mayoral Race

June 24, 2020

 We know election day was just yesterday, but the countdown has begun to the New York City Mayoral's primary!  It's less than a year away!  Read about the candidates. 

 

Raising the Mini Bar: COVID19 Scams

June 24, 2020

 


Wedding  or major event cancelled by Coronavirus? Our Raising the Bar team talks "force majeure" an option if you in a contract dispute after your event plans were cancelled due to the #coronavirus? Join The Manhattan Black Bar Association's Jason Clark and Adeola Adejobi for a special mini...

NYC Fireworks: Big Problems & Majestic Pomp

June 23, 2020

As complaints skyrocket, NYPD, FDNY Fire Marshals and Sheriff's Office take action to disrupt the use of illegal bothersome #fireworks, as NYC plans for a long citywide 4th of July celebration. Find out where you can see the rockets red glare! 

Tips for Beginner Writers

June 23, 2020

Writing is a beautiful art, it allows you to bring stories, characters, and feelings to life.

 

NY DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY ELECTIONS

June 22, 2020

Tomorrow is New York’s state and federal primary elections day. Voters should expect to take COVID precautions and bring a mask with them. How the pandemic may affect voting behavior is still just a guessing game.

REPARATIONS FOR SLAVERY: A Conversation

June 20, 2020

It is time for a serious conversation about Reparations for slavery.  Watch "Represent NYC" special on #reparations, the history of slavery in New York, the economic inequality, redlining, and the momentum behind this political justice movement. 

RENT: Evictions, Vouches and Hikes ...Oh My!

June 19, 2020

NYC prepares for mass evictions as moratorium's end nears and  #RepresentNYC, board votes to freeze rents and NYS Assembly Member Harvey Eptsein  talks about the #rent relief program that offers for $100M Rent Voucher Bill for tenants affected by coronavirus 

Juneteenth

June 19, 2020

#Juneteenth has never been a celebration of victory, or an acceptance of the way things are. It's a celebration of progress. It's an affirmation that despite the most painful parts of our history, change is possible––and there is still so much work to do.   Twitter@BarackObama


 

Say Their Names: 50-A Repealed

June 19, 2020

Governor Cuomo Signs ‘Say Their Name’ repealing 50-a and banning Chokeholds and much… the repeal of 50-a into law, the bill which up until now has allowed law enforcement to shield police misconduct records from the public.