Politics (Page 20)
Candidate’s supporters debate race
For every black supporter of Liu who feels there’s no escaping race in this year’s election, there was someone like Shirley Crosson, from Bedford Stuyvesant, who clings to this ideal of an elusive post-racial America, clutching the gold Jewish pendant around her neck. “I don’t see color,” Crosson said. “I’m black, and I wear a Mezuzah, hey!”
Health-care debate rages on
Business owners in the audience argued both sides of the debate and even offered solutions, though the diversity of opinions given at Wednesday’s chamber meeting in Queens is as diverse as the borough itself.
In healthcare debate, economy trumps race
Leaning against a table in a small, crowded room in Harlem, Janice Williams watched as President Obama spoke last night […]