Tag: Election

  • The Harlem Casino

    The Harlem Casino

    Gambling and entertainment in Harlem’s finest casino. Built in 1889, this was the place to be seen in the late Victorian era. And this is the view, today: A fascinating transformation. Ballot Initiatives The election is coming up and we need to flip the ballot! ‚ÄúPeople hear me saying all the time: Flip the ballot.…

  • Who’s Going To Represent You/Harlem In Albany?

    Who’s Going To Represent You/Harlem In Albany?

    The New York State 70th Assembly District primary is coming up. Whoever wins the primary will likely be your representative in Albany. If you live in the area shown on the map below, make sure to register for the candidates’ forum tomorrow (Thursday, June 2nd, at 7:00 PM): https://fordham.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEud-2srT8sHtVPXlbcKERFa_AmPHiQyurt : Election/Primaries News Remember, as of…

  • Tali Farhadian Weinstein Speaks to HNBA

    At our November meeting, Tali Farhadian Weinstein spoke to HNBA about her background and the reasons she’s running for Manhattan DA in 2021. The Ghosts of Segregation A chilling photographic essay on America’s past and how it persists and lurks from the New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/30/travel/ghosts-of-segregation.html

  • The Machine: Running for Bill Perkins’ Seat

    The debacle of voting in NYC (note how the still haven’t finished the count and don’t expect to complete it until Thanksgiving) rests partly on the shoulders of Bill Perkins’ wife – Pamela Perkins – who was given a patronage job on the NYC Board of Elections. https://www.vote.nyc/page/commissioners-management. Perkins himself is not expected to run…