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Juneteenth 'Drive To Justice' In NYC: 'A Great Symbol Of What We Have To Do. Steady. Strong. Moving Forward'

Juneteenth 'Drive To Justice' In NYC: 'A Great Symbol Of What We Have To Do. Steady. Strong. Moving Forward'

"We are celebrating and recognizing, acknowledging Juneteenth as a critical part of American history," said Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. 

Read full article: Juneteenth 'Drive To Justice' In NYC: 'A...→
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Jumaane Williams leads Brooklyn protest beyond curfew

Jumaane Williams leads Brooklyn protest beyond curfew

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams spoke to a peaceful crowd outside of the Barclays Center on Saturday evening.

Read full article: Jumaane Williams leads Brooklyn protest ...→
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Jumaane Williams to de Blasio: ‘You can no longer hide behind your black wife and children’

Jumaane Williams to de Blasio: ‘You can no longer hide behind your black wife and children’

The public advocate just made his criticism of the mayor’s handling of Big Apple protests personal — accusing de Blasio of using his biracial family as a polit [...]

Read full article: Jumaane Williams to de Blasio: ‘You can ...→
Calls from local lawmakers to defund NYPD

Calls from local lawmakers to defund NYPD

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams has been among those to push New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to cut the NYPD’s budget and put funding back into the communi [...]

Read full article: Calls from local lawmakers to defund NYP...→
More Than 200 Arrests In Sometimes Violent George Floyd Demonstrations In Brooklyn And Manhattan

More Than 200 Arrests In Sometimes Violent George Floyd Demonstrations In Brooklyn And Manhattan

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams held a news conference and suggested the way the NYPD was arrayed ahead of Friday's protests helped contribute to escalating t [...]

Read full article: More Than 200 Arrests In Sometimes Viole...→
Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Friday, May 8, 2020

Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Friday, May 8, 2020

Coming up this morning: 7:45 a.m. – Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams speaks to PIX11 about apparent inequtities in social-distancing arrests. Watch live h [...]

Read full article: Latest coronavirus updates in New York: ...→
Jumaane Williams calls for action to protect communities of color hit harder by COVID-19

Jumaane Williams calls for action to protect communities of color hit harder by COVID-19

NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams speaks on the apparent racial disparity in the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. Williams is calling on the release of more d [...]

Read full article: Jumaane Williams calls for action to pro...→
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The Hard Conversation: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams On What's Next When It Comes To Race In America

The Hard Conversation: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams On What's Next When It Comes To Race In America

CBS2's Maurice DuBois got some prescriptions for change from Jumaane Williams, the New York city's public advocate.

Read full article: The Hard Conversation: Public Advocate J...→
De Blasio can no longer 'hide behind' his black wife, children, NYC official says

De Blasio can no longer 'hide behind' his black wife, children, NYC official says

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams just made his criticism of Bill de Blasio’s handling of Big Apple protests personal — accusing the mayor of using his biracial [...]

Read full article: De Blasio can no longer 'hide behind' hi...→
Mayor: 'We're Showing Respect For Protesters, But You Need To Go Home' After Clashes Over Curfew

Mayor: 'We're Showing Respect For Protesters, But You Need To Go Home' After Clashes Over Curfew

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams said he saw officers being very aggressive toward peaceful demonstrators and yelling “mayor’s curfew!”

Read full article: Mayor: 'We're Showing Respect For Protes...→
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Public advocate says curfews won't work; allow people to protest, present a plan to deescalate problems

Public advocate says curfews won't work; allow people to protest, present a plan to deescalate problems

For the first time in more than half a century, New Yorkers were under a curfew Monday night, and the same is expected to occur Tuesday night. Public Advocate [...]

Read full article: Public advocate says curfews won't work;...→
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Black in America: Jumaane Williams talks George Floyd, protests, racist Central Park confrontation

Black in America: Jumaane Williams talks George Floyd, protests, racist Central Park confrontation

After an emotional, outraged appearance this week, New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams reflects on his thoughts and feelings about incidents like Am [...]

Read full article: Black in America: Jumaane Williams talks...→
Violent NYC encounter prompts concerns about unequal policing of social distancing

Violent NYC encounter prompts concerns about unequal policing of social distancing

"It's just like COVID and corona is magnifying structure inequities in communities. It's not creating new ones. It's magnifying the ones that exist," Public Ad [...]

Read full article: Violent NYC encounter prompts concerns a...→
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Racial Breakdown Of NYC's COVID-19 Cases Necessary To Track The Pandemic's Inequities

Racial Breakdown Of NYC's COVID-19 Cases Necessary To Track The Pandemic's Inequities

“What it appears is that, as usual, certain communities are gonna get hit hard and that doesn't have to be to the degree that it is," says Public Advocate Juma [...]

Read full article: Racial Breakdown Of NYC's COVID-19 Cases...→
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Senior aide leaves de Blasio's office over his defense of NYPD

Senior aide leaves de Blasio's office over his defense of NYPD

In a TV interview Tuesday morning, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams accused de Blasio of capitalizing on his biracial family for political gains.

Read full article: Senior aide leaves de Blasio's office ov...→

Public advocate calls mayor 'delusional' for failing to recognize police violence during protests - amNewYork

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams and City Councilmember Brad Lander denounced Mayor Bill de Blasio for saying NYPD officers have shown "restraint" and for

Read full article: Public advocate calls mayor 'delusional'...→
Public Advocate Williams criticizes NYPD handling of protesters post-curfew

Public Advocate Williams criticizes NYPD handling of protesters post-curfew

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is criticizing the NYPD's handling of protesters post-curfew on Wednesday night.

Read full article: Public Advocate Williams criticizes NYPD...→
Kudos to Jumaane Williams, Robert Cornegy and other NYC peacemakers

Kudos to Jumaane Williams, Robert Cornegy and other NYC peacemakers

Kudos to Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, City Councilman Robert Cornegy and others walking the streets of the city to keep them from succumbing to anarchist [...]

Read full article: Kudos to Jumaane Williams, Robert Corneg...→

Williams blames mayor, governor for social distancing enforcement targeting minorities - amNewYork

More than 50 activists participated in a Lower Manhattan protest that Public Advocate Jumaane Williams led on Monday afternoon against recent incidents

Read full article: Williams blames mayor, governor for soci...→
NYC to release data that will show racial disparity in cases, mayor says

NYC to release data that will show racial disparity in cases, mayor says

Jumaane D. Williams, the public advocate for New York City, on Thursday had sent a letter to de Blasio calling for a release of the numbers.

Read full article: NYC to release data that will show racia...→
Juneteenth 'Drive To Justice' In NYC: 'A Great Symbol Of What We Have To Do. Steady. Strong. Moving Forward'

Juneteenth 'Drive To Justice' In NYC: 'A Great Symbol Of What We Have To Do. Steady. Strong. Moving Forward'

"We are celebrating and recognizing, acknowledging Juneteenth as a critical part of American history," said Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. 

Read full article: Juneteenth 'Drive To Justice' In NYC: 'A...→
  • #Jumaane Williams
Senior aide leaves de Blasio's office over his defense of NYPD

Senior aide leaves de Blasio's office over his defense of NYPD

In a TV interview Tuesday morning, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams accused de Blasio of capitalizing on his biracial family for political gains.

Read full article: Senior aide leaves de Blasio's office ov...→
De Blasio can no longer 'hide behind' his black wife, children, NYC official says

De Blasio can no longer 'hide behind' his black wife, children, NYC official says

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams just made his criticism of Bill de Blasio’s handling of Big Apple protests personal — accusing the mayor of using his biracial [...]

Read full article: De Blasio can no longer 'hide behind' hi...→
Jumaane Williams to de Blasio: ‘You can no longer hide behind your black wife and children’

Jumaane Williams to de Blasio: ‘You can no longer hide behind your black wife and children’

The public advocate just made his criticism of the mayor’s handling of Big Apple protests personal — accusing de Blasio of using his biracial family as a polit [...]

Read full article: Jumaane Williams to de Blasio: ‘You can ...→
Public Advocate Williams criticizes NYPD handling of protesters post-curfew

Public Advocate Williams criticizes NYPD handling of protesters post-curfew

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is criticizing the NYPD's handling of protesters post-curfew on Wednesday night.

Read full article: Public Advocate Williams criticizes NYPD...→
Public advocate says curfews won't work; allow people to protest, present a plan to deescalate problems

Public advocate says curfews won't work; allow people to protest, present a plan to deescalate problems

For the first time in more than half a century, New Yorkers were under a curfew Monday night, and the same is expected to occur Tuesday night. Public Advocate [...]

Read full article: Public advocate says curfews won't work;...→
  • #Jumaane Williams
More Than 200 Arrests In Sometimes Violent George Floyd Demonstrations In Brooklyn And Manhattan

More Than 200 Arrests In Sometimes Violent George Floyd Demonstrations In Brooklyn And Manhattan

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams held a news conference and suggested the way the NYPD was arrayed ahead of Friday's protests helped contribute to escalating t [...]

Read full article: More Than 200 Arrests In Sometimes Viole...→

Williams blames mayor, governor for social distancing enforcement targeting minorities - amNewYork

More than 50 activists participated in a Lower Manhattan protest that Public Advocate Jumaane Williams led on Monday afternoon against recent incidents

Read full article: Williams blames mayor, governor for soci...→
Violent NYC encounter prompts concerns about unequal policing of social distancing

Violent NYC encounter prompts concerns about unequal policing of social distancing

"It's just like COVID and corona is magnifying structure inequities in communities. It's not creating new ones. It's magnifying the ones that exist," Public Ad [...]

Read full article: Violent NYC encounter prompts concerns a...→
  • #Jumaane Williams
Jumaane Williams calls for action to protect communities of color hit harder by COVID-19

Jumaane Williams calls for action to protect communities of color hit harder by COVID-19

NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams speaks on the apparent racial disparity in the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. Williams is calling on the release of more d [...]

Read full article: Jumaane Williams calls for action to pro...→
  • #Jumaane Williams
The Hard Conversation: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams On What's Next When It Comes To Race In America

The Hard Conversation: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams On What's Next When It Comes To Race In America

CBS2's Maurice DuBois got some prescriptions for change from Jumaane Williams, the New York city's public advocate.

Read full article: The Hard Conversation: Public Advocate J...→
Jumaane Williams leads Brooklyn protest beyond curfew

Jumaane Williams leads Brooklyn protest beyond curfew

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams spoke to a peaceful crowd outside of the Barclays Center on Saturday evening.

Read full article: Jumaane Williams leads Brooklyn protest ...→
  • #Jumaane Williams

Public advocate calls mayor 'delusional' for failing to recognize police violence during protests - amNewYork

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams and City Councilmember Brad Lander denounced Mayor Bill de Blasio for saying NYPD officers have shown "restraint" and for

Read full article: Public advocate calls mayor 'delusional'...→
Mayor: 'We're Showing Respect For Protesters, But You Need To Go Home' After Clashes Over Curfew

Mayor: 'We're Showing Respect For Protesters, But You Need To Go Home' After Clashes Over Curfew

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams said he saw officers being very aggressive toward peaceful demonstrators and yelling “mayor’s curfew!”

Read full article: Mayor: 'We're Showing Respect For Protes...→
  • #Jumaane Williams
Calls from local lawmakers to defund NYPD

Calls from local lawmakers to defund NYPD

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams has been among those to push New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to cut the NYPD’s budget and put funding back into the communi [...]

Read full article: Calls from local lawmakers to defund NYP...→
Kudos to Jumaane Williams, Robert Cornegy and other NYC peacemakers

Kudos to Jumaane Williams, Robert Cornegy and other NYC peacemakers

Kudos to Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, City Councilman Robert Cornegy and others walking the streets of the city to keep them from succumbing to anarchist [...]

Read full article: Kudos to Jumaane Williams, Robert Corneg...→
Black in America: Jumaane Williams talks George Floyd, protests, racist Central Park confrontation

Black in America: Jumaane Williams talks George Floyd, protests, racist Central Park confrontation

After an emotional, outraged appearance this week, New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams reflects on his thoughts and feelings about incidents like Am [...]

Read full article: Black in America: Jumaane Williams talks...→
Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Friday, May 8, 2020

Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Friday, May 8, 2020

Coming up this morning: 7:45 a.m. – Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams speaks to PIX11 about apparent inequtities in social-distancing arrests. Watch live h [...]

Read full article: Latest coronavirus updates in New York: ...→
NYC to release data that will show racial disparity in cases, mayor says

NYC to release data that will show racial disparity in cases, mayor says

Jumaane D. Williams, the public advocate for New York City, on Thursday had sent a letter to de Blasio calling for a release of the numbers.

Read full article: NYC to release data that will show racia...→
Racial Breakdown Of NYC's COVID-19 Cases Necessary To Track The Pandemic's Inequities

Racial Breakdown Of NYC's COVID-19 Cases Necessary To Track The Pandemic's Inequities

“What it appears is that, as usual, certain communities are gonna get hit hard and that doesn't have to be to the degree that it is," says Public Advocate Juma [...]

Read full article: Racial Breakdown Of NYC's COVID-19 Cases...→
  • #Jumaane Williams
Juneteenth 'Drive To Justice' In NYC: 'A Great Symbol Of What We Have To Do. Steady. Strong. Moving Forward'

Juneteenth 'Drive To Justice' In NYC: 'A Great Symbol Of What We Have To Do. Steady. Strong. Moving Forward'

"We are celebrating and recognizing, acknowledging Juneteenth as a critical part of American history," said Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. 

Read full article: Juneteenth 'Drive To Justice' In NYC: 'A...→
  • #Jumaane Williams
The Hard Conversation: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams On What's Next When It Comes To Race In America

The Hard Conversation: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams On What's Next When It Comes To Race In America

CBS2's Maurice DuBois got some prescriptions for change from Jumaane Williams, the New York city's public advocate.

Read full article: The Hard Conversation: Public Advocate J...→
Senior aide leaves de Blasio's office over his defense of NYPD

Senior aide leaves de Blasio's office over his defense of NYPD

In a TV interview Tuesday morning, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams accused de Blasio of capitalizing on his biracial family for political gains.

Read full article: Senior aide leaves de Blasio's office ov...→
Jumaane Williams leads Brooklyn protest beyond curfew

Jumaane Williams leads Brooklyn protest beyond curfew

New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams spoke to a peaceful crowd outside of the Barclays Center on Saturday evening.

Read full article: Jumaane Williams leads Brooklyn protest ...→
  • #Jumaane Williams
De Blasio can no longer 'hide behind' his black wife, children, NYC official says

De Blasio can no longer 'hide behind' his black wife, children, NYC official says

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams just made his criticism of Bill de Blasio’s handling of Big Apple protests personal — accusing the mayor of using his biracial [...]

Read full article: De Blasio can no longer 'hide behind' hi...→

Public advocate calls mayor 'delusional' for failing to recognize police violence during protests - amNewYork

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams and City Councilmember Brad Lander denounced Mayor Bill de Blasio for saying NYPD officers have shown "restraint" and for

Read full article: Public advocate calls mayor 'delusional'...→
Jumaane Williams to de Blasio: ‘You can no longer hide behind your black wife and children’

Jumaane Williams to de Blasio: ‘You can no longer hide behind your black wife and children’

The public advocate just made his criticism of the mayor’s handling of Big Apple protests personal — accusing de Blasio of using his biracial family as a polit [...]

Read full article: Jumaane Williams to de Blasio: ‘You can ...→
Mayor: 'We're Showing Respect For Protesters, But You Need To Go Home' After Clashes Over Curfew

Mayor: 'We're Showing Respect For Protesters, But You Need To Go Home' After Clashes Over Curfew

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams said he saw officers being very aggressive toward peaceful demonstrators and yelling “mayor’s curfew!”

Read full article: Mayor: 'We're Showing Respect For Protes...→
  • #Jumaane Williams
Public Advocate Williams criticizes NYPD handling of protesters post-curfew

Public Advocate Williams criticizes NYPD handling of protesters post-curfew

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is criticizing the NYPD's handling of protesters post-curfew on Wednesday night.

Read full article: Public Advocate Williams criticizes NYPD...→
Calls from local lawmakers to defund NYPD

Calls from local lawmakers to defund NYPD

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams has been among those to push New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to cut the NYPD’s budget and put funding back into the communi [...]

Read full article: Calls from local lawmakers to defund NYP...→
Public advocate says curfews won't work; allow people to protest, present a plan to deescalate problems

Public advocate says curfews won't work; allow people to protest, present a plan to deescalate problems

For the first time in more than half a century, New Yorkers were under a curfew Monday night, and the same is expected to occur Tuesday night. Public Advocate [...]

Read full article: Public advocate says curfews won't work;...→
  • #Jumaane Williams
Kudos to Jumaane Williams, Robert Cornegy and other NYC peacemakers

Kudos to Jumaane Williams, Robert Cornegy and other NYC peacemakers

Kudos to Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, City Councilman Robert Cornegy and others walking the streets of the city to keep them from succumbing to anarchist [...]

Read full article: Kudos to Jumaane Williams, Robert Corneg...→
More Than 200 Arrests In Sometimes Violent George Floyd Demonstrations In Brooklyn And Manhattan

More Than 200 Arrests In Sometimes Violent George Floyd Demonstrations In Brooklyn And Manhattan

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams held a news conference and suggested the way the NYPD was arrayed ahead of Friday's protests helped contribute to escalating t [...]

Read full article: More Than 200 Arrests In Sometimes Viole...→
Black in America: Jumaane Williams talks George Floyd, protests, racist Central Park confrontation

Black in America: Jumaane Williams talks George Floyd, protests, racist Central Park confrontation

After an emotional, outraged appearance this week, New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams reflects on his thoughts and feelings about incidents like Am [...]

Read full article: Black in America: Jumaane Williams talks...→

Williams blames mayor, governor for social distancing enforcement targeting minorities - amNewYork

More than 50 activists participated in a Lower Manhattan protest that Public Advocate Jumaane Williams led on Monday afternoon against recent incidents

Read full article: Williams blames mayor, governor for soci...→
Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Friday, May 8, 2020

Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Friday, May 8, 2020

Coming up this morning: 7:45 a.m. – Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams speaks to PIX11 about apparent inequtities in social-distancing arrests. Watch live h [...]

Read full article: Latest coronavirus updates in New York: ...→
Violent NYC encounter prompts concerns about unequal policing of social distancing

Violent NYC encounter prompts concerns about unequal policing of social distancing

"It's just like COVID and corona is magnifying structure inequities in communities. It's not creating new ones. It's magnifying the ones that exist," Public Ad [...]

Read full article: Violent NYC encounter prompts concerns a...→
  • #Jumaane Williams
NYC to release data that will show racial disparity in cases, mayor says

NYC to release data that will show racial disparity in cases, mayor says

Jumaane D. Williams, the public advocate for New York City, on Thursday had sent a letter to de Blasio calling for a release of the numbers.

Read full article: NYC to release data that will show racia...→
Jumaane Williams calls for action to protect communities of color hit harder by COVID-19

Jumaane Williams calls for action to protect communities of color hit harder by COVID-19

NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams speaks on the apparent racial disparity in the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. Williams is calling on the release of more d [...]

Read full article: Jumaane Williams calls for action to pro...→
  • #Jumaane Williams
Racial Breakdown Of NYC's COVID-19 Cases Necessary To Track The Pandemic's Inequities

Racial Breakdown Of NYC's COVID-19 Cases Necessary To Track The Pandemic's Inequities

“What it appears is that, as usual, certain communities are gonna get hit hard and that doesn't have to be to the degree that it is," says Public Advocate Juma [...]

Read full article: Racial Breakdown Of NYC's COVID-19 Cases...→
  • #Jumaane Williams