‘We must remove prosecutors as the gatekeepers to making right the wrongs they inflicted in the past.’
Last week, a group of organizations demanding a more culturally diverse curriculum in New York City public schools took to the Department of Education’s (DOE) Lower Manhattan headquarters seeking to remind the authorities of the debt they have with the city to expand culturally responsive projects in schools.
The mayoral candidate has lived in the public eye since his first run for office in 1989. Amid all the press releases and policy reports, and plenty of posturing and politics, here are ten episodes where he really had a chance to stand up for what he believed.
Around 10 Democratic candidates will appear on the June ballot in the race to represent District 49, which spans the diverse North Shore of Staten Island.