Chirlane McCray Talks Immigration at First Solo Appearance as First Lady

Chirlane McCray speaking last night at the Christian Cultural Center.
Chirlane McCray speaking last night at the Christian Cultural Center.

Chirlane McCray made her first solo appearance as first lady last night, kicking off a panel on black immigration at the sprawling Christian Cultural Center in East New York.

Ms. McCray took the stage an hour late and spoke for less than 10 minutes in front of an audience gathered for a discussion of The Black Institute’s new “G Project,” which aims to identify first to fourth-generation black immigrants. Continue reading “Chirlane McCray Talks Immigration at First Solo Appearance as First Lady”

Bill de Blasio Gaining Reputation for Tardiness at Official Events

Bill de Blasio. (Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Bill de Blasio. (Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty)

Bill de Blasio, who is set to take office on January 1st, is quickly gaining a reputation for tardiness.

The mayor-elect, starting to return to a regular schedule of public events following a sparse post-election calendar, has increasingly made a habit of keeping the press and public waiting when he does hold events, drawing scorn from some members of the media. Continue reading “Bill de Blasio Gaining Reputation for Tardiness at Official Events”