Jumaane Williams is Running for Governor to Bring Transformational Change

Jumaane Williams is Running for Governor to Bring Transformational Change

By Linda Nwoke To date, New York State has had one black Governor, David Paterson, who served between 1990-2000. However, this can change if one of the June 2022 Democratic candidate candidates wins before finally contesting against a Republican candidate in November. Jumaane Williams became a New York City Public Advocate in 2019. Contributing to […]

What Immigrants Expect from the Next New York Governor

What Immigrants Expect from the Next New York Governor

By Linda Nwoke The New York gubernatorial race is on, with the Democratic party’s primary just a few weeks away. There is a mixture of candidates ranging from —contestants with deep-rooted political backgrounds and strong ties to their communities to others with less political experience. Yet, they have a vision for a brighter and better […]

This is Not the Way to Spend a Billion on Buffalo

This is Not the Way to Spend a Billion on Buffalo

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams speaks during a rally and vigil honoring Daunte Wright at Times Square’s red steps on April 16, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) By Jumaane Williams Time is up for the Legislature to pass an on-time budget, and the governor is working overtime — not to negotiate a […]

Jumaane Williams Calls for a Halt on Bitcoin Mining

Jumaane Williams Calls for a Halt on Bitcoin Mining

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams speaks during a rally and vigil honoring Daunte Wright at Times Square’s red steps on April 16, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) By Nick Reisman, NY State of Politics New York gubernatorial candidate Jumaane Williams called for a moratorium on proof-of-work bitcoin mining in the state, pointing […]