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Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio. (Photo by Kevdiaphoto, Creative Commons license)

Latino Group Cautions de Blasio Over Cabinet Diversity

A Latino organization expresses its discomfort at what it calls a “disturbing pattern” of “marginal inclusion” of Hispanics for top-level appointments in Bill de Blasio administration, reports Gotham Gazette.

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Opinion: Broad Appeal Key to Winning Mayoral Race

Demographics, Elections 2013, In the News, Opinion, Politics June 19, 2013 at 2:34 pm

While the city’s white and black populations decline, and Hispanics and Asians grow, a Gotham Gazette commentary looks at what shifting demographic numbers mean when it comes to winning the mayoral seat.

Opinion: On Stop-and-Frisk, Change ‘Needs to Happen Now’

Opinion: On Stop-and-Frisk, Change ‘Needs to Happen Now’

African American, Crime, Latino, Opinion March 22, 2013 at 9:04 pm

The controversial stop-and-frisk policy that has led to more than five million people stopped in the streets of New York over the last 11 years “must stop,” the Amsterdam News says in a scathing editorial.

Un joven muestra una camiseta con el listado de víctimas de la práctica policial. Foto: EDLP Humberto Arellano

Marchers Unite to ‘Stop the Cops’

African American, Bronx, Crime, Latino, LGBTQ February 26, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Hundreds came out last Saturday to protest police policies, reports Brooklyn Ink and El Diario-La Prensa. Demonstrating against stop-and-frisk and racial profiling, different communities marched from the Bronx to Harlem.