Politics Noir


The dark racial sentiment in Trump's NBA and NFL criticism

In the last 24 hours, President Donald Trump has criticized NFL players who refuse to stand for the national anthem and NBA superstar Steph Curry for expressing ambivalence about whether or not to attend the traditional White House celebration for ...

Prosecutors asking for 2-year prison sentence for Anthony Weiner

With Anthony Weiner's sentencing set for Monday, the big question is: Will he go to prison?

It’s not too early to think about the general election in New York City

I am going to try my best not to finger wag my dear readers of the Amsterdam News.

Trump ‘bombastic’ at UN

President Trump should swallow some of the words he delivered in his first address to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday.

Cuomo endorses rival and fellow Democrat de Blasio for mayor

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday picked up the endorsement of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, his fellow Democrat and frequent rival.

When will Trump call white supremacists "losers"?

"Another attack in London by a loser terrorist. These are sick and demented people who were in the sights of Scotland Yard. Must be proactive!"

Trump signs resolution condemning white supremacy

Hours after he returned to rhetoric equating violence from white supremacists with those protesting them, the White House said Thursday that President Donald Trump signed a resolution condemning white supremacy.

Mayor Ras Baraka, Savion Glover discuss strengthening Newark’s arts and culture industry

Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Tony Award-winning artist Savion Glover recently discussed the importance of the city’s arts and culture industry to strengthening Newark’s prosperity at a news conference.

No risk to public safety in dismissal of decade-old bench warrants

As Manhattan’s district attorney, it is my responsibility to make our criminal justice system fairer, more efficient and more effective for all.

Landon Dais hired as political director of the Marijuana Policy Project's New York affiliate

Attorney and longtime community organizer Landon Dais is named political director of the Marijuana Policy Project’s New York affiliate.

De Blasio, incumbents emerge victorious on primary night

Tuesday marked primary night for Mayor Bill de Blasio and Public Advocate Letitia James and, to no one’s surprise, they won their respective races.

Make American Great Again—Trump Must Go! #33

As a series of hurricanes trouble our nation they bring a massive swirl of distractions, all of which takes our eyes off the dangers our president brings daily.

12 white men -- and no minorities -- to testify at Trump voter commission meeting

All 12 people scheduled to deliver presentations to President Donald Trump's voting commission at St. Anselm College here Tuesday are white men.

De Blasio wins NYC mayoral primary

New Yorkers voted citywide Tuesday in the local primaries.

Results of the New York primary vote

New Yorkers voted citywide Tuesday in the local primaries. The mayorship, Brooklyn District Attorney’s spot, Public Advocate’s position and all 51 seats on the City Council are up for grabs.