In one of her first acts as a city council representative, Kristin Jordan was one of only 2 city council members who did not vote for Adrienne Adams the first Black City Council Speaker in the history of New York City. Jordan was one of only two colleagues to vote against Adrienne Adams.
In her speech, Adrienne Adams singled out the impact that two Harlem legends had on her and on all African Americans fighting for change and justice in America:
You can read Adrienne Adams speech, here:
And with the weather, here is a great 19th-century image of a Harlem scene.