Mayor Michael Bloomberg
The senseless shooting in Colorado that took the lives of 12 people and wounded more than 50, is not poised to push the Obama administration to adjust its gun policy. “I would say that the president’s views on this are as he has stated and as he spelled out in the op-ed that was published […]
Two days after New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg called for a more concrete plan to combat gun violence in America, another youngster has lost their life in a senseless shooting. A 4-year-old boy from the Bronx was shot and killed during a basketball game at the Morrisania public housing unit Sunday (July 22) night. The child […]
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg called for President Obama and Mitt Romney to offer up a national policy to put a dent in gun violence, during his public address, Friday (July 20). Bloomberg spoke on the matter via his weekly appearance on WOR Radio, hours after a dozen people were killed when a gunman in Colorado […]
New York’s “stop-and-frisk” policy continues to be hot-button among the NYPD and community members alike, but Commissioner Ray Kelly has had enough. Kelly addressed the media Tuesday (July 10) revealing that 77 people were shot in the city from July 2-8. “There doesn’t seem to be any major community response,” Kelly said. “Many of them […]
There’s a new figure looking to launch himself into the war over obesity in this country, and his name is David Morse. The “multi-cultural marketer” wrote a blog for Ad Age in which he breaks down where minorities fall in what he calls the “month of soda wars.”
Actor Giancarlo Esposito is the latest of many minorities to have become the focus of racial profiling by the NYPD. Esposito, who co-starred on the cable series Breaking Bad, revealed in an interview that he was frisked by NYPD officers while leaving a theater where he was in rehearsals for a play.
Despite the public outcry over the NYPD’s “stop-and-frisk” policy, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has defended the police department’s right to pull over Black and Hispanic suspects without fair reason. During an appearance at a Brooklyn Church over the weekend, Bloomberg lauded the actions of the NYPD—which have been called to the carpet for being racist— as a […]