Redacted: The Racial Data The De Blasio Administration Doesn’t Want You To See

The lawsuit, filed in 2015, argues that the policy hinders integration of New York neighborhoods. The administration has defended the policy by noting local City Council members, in exchange for supporting affordable housing projects, often seek apartments for their constituents.

Redacted: The Racial Data The De Blasio Administration Doesn’t Want You To See

By Greg B. Smith (thecity.nyc)

The de Blasio administration is fighting to keep under wraps studies of its own data used to …

Brooklyn District 45 Special Election: The Candidates Eyeing Jumaane William’s City Council Seat

Candidates will have to run twice this year, once on May 14th, as the Mayor has recently announced, and again sometime in November, in a special election to retain their seat in the Council.

Brooklyn District 45 Special Election: The Candidates Eyeing Jumaane William’s City Council Seat

Last week’s special election was a seminal moment for Brooklyn City Councilmember Jumaane Williams. Previously elected District 45’s representative three times in a

Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived

Mansa Musa travelled to Mecca with a caravan of 60,000 men and 12,000 slaves. The trip to Mecca helped put Mali and Mansa Musa on the map. In a Catalan Atlas map from 1375, a drawing of an African king sits on a golden throne atop Timbuktu, holding a piece of gold in his hand.

Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived

By Naima Mohamud (BBC Africa)

The richest man of all time.

That title belongs to Mansa Musa, the 14th Century West African ruler …

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