Thunderbolt and lightning, very very frightening. Read More
After Mayor Bill de Blasio took a pounding on MSNBC’s Morning Joe today for his sometimes critical approach to charter schools, Gov. Andrew Cuomo scheduled an appearance on The Brian Lehrer Show to praise them.
Not only are charter schools not a threat, Mr. Cuomo said, but they are part of the solution to failing public schools, which he called “the civil rights issue of our day.” Read More
Since former University of Missouri Tiger’s player Michael Sam came out on February 9, the social media discussion has been endless. Read More
These are no wheels of fortune. Read More
When Clarence B. Jones took the stage at the crowded Convent Avenue Baptist Church in Harlem earlier this month, his presence seemed to fill the room. His enormity was fitting; among civil rights leaders, he is a figurative giant.
Dr. Jones was at the church to receive the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award, presented by the Jewish Read More
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first deputy mayor this morning provided a rosy assessment of the administration’s tenure so far, concluding that “we’re in a pretty credible place,” despite a “few bumps along the way.”
Speaking to business leaders, lobbyists and reporters at a Crain’s New York Business breakfast forum in Midtown, Mr. Shorris broke with the mayor and acknowledged the pace of appointments in the administration has been “a bit slower than some.” Read More
Call it a win for those of us who had to listen to friends self-righteously claim to “not own a TV” for years, knowing all this time that what they really meant is that they were watching on their laptops. Read More
File this one under things that shouldn’t need to happen, but are happening. Read More
Well, this escalated quickly. Read More