Retiring Rep. Charlie Rangel said he has not formally endorsed any of the eight Democratic candidates seeking to replace him in June’s primary, but said at a forum last night that he plans on being very involved in the race.Read more
Adam Clayton Powell scored an endorsement for his congressional campaign from Metallic Lathers and Reinforcing Ironworkers Local 46.Read more
After years of fractious primaries, Rangel has maintained influence over his congressional district by floating the possibility of endorsing former challengers.Read more
Adam Clayton Powell IV will kick off his congressional campaign with a fund-raiser on Feb. 25, at the Poet’s Den Theater and Gallery, at 108th Street in Manhattan. He also unveiled a campaign website.Read more
Powell for Congress Campaign Kickoff event scheduled for February 25, 2015 from 6pm-8pm at The Poet’s Den Theater and Gallery.Read more
The son of a legendary Harlem congressman is looking to take one more shot at going to Washington.Read more
Former New York State assemblymember Adam Clayton Powell IV said that community members should focus on eliminating racism and building relations with police.
“Now, more than ever, we must unite—as our councilwoman said—as a people, because we are on the attack,” Powell said.
“Police brutality, folks, is at an all-time high. When you have some, some who think that the badge is a license to kill,” Powell said. “I mean what we saw on videotape is an all-time low. A man who was unarmed, not threatening to himself or to anyone, his worst offense maybe selling loose cigarettes, and for that, he got killed, using an illegal maneuver, a chokehold.Read more