Education

Veronica Nichols slams Mayor Brown on SUNY appointment

Veronica Nichols, the community activist who challenged Assemblywoman Crystal People Stokes in a tree way primary contest last year, is calling out Mayor Byron Brown. Brown’s surprise appointment to the SUNY board of trustees is a conflict of interest, she

NY Assembly

Democrats’ stealth Assembly campaign could oust Ray Walter

First elected in 2011, Assemblaman Raymond Walter is in a surprisingly competitive race for reelection against a little known 22-year old political science grad, Stephen Meyer, a graduate of Williamsville East High School and American University. Meyer has been executing

NY Assembly

Peoples-Stokes is a no-show at Assembly debate

Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes, a twelve-year incumbent, was a no-show at last Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate. The audience booed her absence and expressed long moans of displeasure that lasted a number of minutes, as her chair sat empty. Challengers Antoine Thompson

NY Assembly

Antoine Thompson to recieve community service award

By Christina Abt Antoine Thompson (D), candidate for the NYS Assembly 141th District and lifelong Buffalo activist dedicated to strengthening and advancing his hometown community, has been chosen as the Coalition of Black Trade Unionist (CBTU) Buffalo Chapter 2014 Community

NY Assembly

Thompson sponsors expansive voter registration, youth outreach

By Christina Abt Antoine Thompson (D), candidate for the NYS Assembly 141th District and lifelong Buffalo activist dedicated to strengthening and advancing his hometown community, has announced a two-week voter registration initiative aimed at encouraging new voters between the ages

NY Assembly

Antoine Thompson Launches Political Comeback

Former State Senator Antoine Thompson resigned his position as Executive Director of the City of Buffalo’s Employment Training Center effective last Friday, so that he could run for State Assembly in this September’s Democratic Primary. The move has shocked the political community,