De Blasio May Feel Pressure to Meet Diversity Vow With His Schools Chancellor Pick

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio with his pick for police commissioner, Bill Bratton. (Photo: Christopher Gregory/Getty)
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio with his pick for police commissioner, Bill Bratton. (Photo: Christopher Gregory/Getty)

What Bill Bratton, the incoming police commissioner, and Anthony Shorris, the new first deputy mayor, have in common–beyond the tremendous scope of their new authority and years of experience–is one rather simple fact: they are both white men in a city where the majority of people are not.  Continue reading “De Blasio May Feel Pressure to Meet Diversity Vow With His Schools Chancellor Pick”