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The Black Star News is proud to once again endorse Congressman Jamaal Bowman.

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Two years ago, the Black Star News endorsed a dynamic “speak truth to power” educator and principal from the Bronx to represent the 16th...

As we enter the primary campaign’s final full week, it’s clear that the Bowmentum is strong.

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YONKERS, NY – This week, Congressman Bowman has been out in the district, speaking with residents of NY-16 and racking up more endorsements. As we enter the...

Lincoln Project released a new ad condemning Elise Stefanik for promoting the dangerous and racist, “white replacement theory”

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May 23, 2022 — The Lincoln Project released a new ad, and the following statement, condemning Elise Stefanik for promoting the dangerous and racist, “white replacement...

release of the final New York State congressional maps

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YONKERS, NY -- Following Friday night’s release of the final New York State congressional maps, Congressman Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) released the following statement in...

arrest of Brian Benjamin

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Yesterday, while New York was largely fixated on the subway shooting attack in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, there was another bombshell story rocking New York: the morning...

this budget falls short when it comes to crim­inal justice. By rolling back progress on bail reform

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Friday, New York State lawmakers enacted budget legis­la­tion for fiscal year 2023, includ­ing $20.5 million for the new statewide small donor public finan­cing...

Former Mount Vernon Mayor Andre Wallace (shown above) says Mount Vernon is headed for "self-destruction"

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Former Mount Vernon Mayor Andre Wallace (shown above) says Mount Vernon is headed for "self-destruction" because of incompetent governance.

The more things...

What if we could stop Putin from invading Ukraine?

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What if we could stop war? What if we could stop Russia from invading Ukraine? Because of one man, Vladimir Putin, and his personal desire to grow an empire, an...

Brad Lander

Brad Lander.

At this moment of transition for New York City, our communities are facing both anxious uncertainty and expansive opportunity.

We are emerging from a historic...

New York City Council elected Adrienne E. Adams as the city’s first African-American speaker.

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BROOKLYN, NY: Council Member Farah N. Louis (D-Brooklyn), Co-Chair of the New York City Council's Women’s Caucus, released the following statement after the New York...

Shaun Dixon

Officer Shaun Dixon stands near his building's security system. A DOC captain snuck into his building following a deliveryman at least two times before he returned with a SWAT team.

Shaun...

Malikah Shabazz, one of the twin daughters of Malcolm X, was found dead in her Brooklyn home

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Malikah Shabazz, one of the twin daughters of Malcolm X, was found dead in her Brooklyn home on Monday.

Shabazz, 56, was found unconscious by her daughter around...

Dr. Cholakian

Dr. Cholakian. Her husband broke her arm but Judge McGowan gave him an order of protection against her. 

In New York State the Governor, the legislative body in Albany, and the...

Jumaane Williams has officially declared a run for governor in 2022

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ALBANY — New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams has officially declared a run for governor in 2022, joining Gov. Kathy Hochul and Attorney General Tish James in a...

former NYPD captain Eric Adams made history becoming New York City's second Black mayor

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On Tuesday, former NYPD captain Eric Adams made history becoming New York City's second Black mayor registering a resounding defeat upon Republican Curtis Sliwa. The...

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