Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index New York Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper New York | Can Black Voters Propel a White Mayor to the Presidency? Advertisement Supported by Bill de Blasio used his multiracial family as a campaign asset in becoming mayor of New York in 2013. Can he repeat that strategy on the 2020 trail? ByJeffery C. Mays May 24, 2019 [What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox .] CHARLESTON, S. C. — At the 7:30 a.m. Sunday service at Ebenezer A.M.E. Church, the invited guest was mostly a mystery to the all-black congregation, so much so that when he was introduced by the Rev. Dr. William Swinton Jr., he was called “Bill de Bless-io.” Twice. Mayor Bill de Blasio took the mispronunciation in stride, easing into his 12-minute speech about how he made life better for working people in New York City, easily dropping … [Read more...] about Can Black Voters Propel a White Mayor to the Presidency?
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She alights from a black Ferrari convertible, her Christian Louboutin stilettos glinting in the sunlight. The lid of her black lacquer grand piano is propped open in the living room of her plush Beverly Hills home. "I own a chain of elderly care facilities," she says into the camera on Bravo's reality television show "The Millionaire Matchmaker." ''My net worth is $3 to $4 million, probably." Stephanie Costa was 30 and enjoying a lifestyle supported in part by six board-and-care homes she owned in California's Central Valley. But half of that fortune was threatened when she and her company initially were cited for about $1.6 million for labor violations, including wage theft - not paying 11 employees for working much of 24 hours a day, six days a week. Costa, who declined to be interviewed for this story, is a rare public face of a burgeoning multibillion-dollar elder care industry that is enabling operators to become wealthy by treating workers as indentured servants. Across the … [Read more...] about Elder care homes rake in profits as workers earn a pittance
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At 60 years old, she was five months retired after nearly four decades in public education. She and her husband Walter, a retired adult educator, weren't convinced the timing was right for her to jump back into the workforce. But Miller, who had worked with Snipes at the Broward school district, kept pushing. "I thought she had what it took and could also provide some service to our community," Miller says. "She's a very friendly person, very knowledgeable. She adapts easily... I knew she had the temperament to be in that position." After three hours of resisting Miller's hardest sell, Snipes finally gave him a reluctant maybe. Miller stopped her right there. "Let me and Walter be the only two to ever hear that," he told her. "You might try it, and you might like it." So began Snipes' second career as supervisor of elections in Florida's second most populated county, which today has more than 1.1 million registered voters. At the end of Oliphant's term in 2004, Snipes did as Miller had … [Read more...] about Brenda Snipes Became a National Curiosity After a Puzzling Midterm Election
Scott Wilson, The Washington Post Published 11:02 am PST, Monday, January 7, 2019 Democrat Gavin Newsom, then California's lieutenant governor, gives a thumbs up to his supporters after being elected governor on Nov. 6, 2018. Democrat Gavin Newsom, then California's lieutenant governor, gives a thumbs up to his supporters after being elected governor on Nov. 6, 2018. Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Philip Cheung Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Philip Cheung Image 1 of / 9 Caption Close Image 1 of 9 Democrat Gavin Newsom, then California's lieutenant governor, gives a thumbs up to his supporters after being elected governor on Nov. 6, 2018. Democrat Gavin Newsom, then California's lieutenant governor, gives a thumbs up to his supporters after being elected … [Read more...] about In California, a change of power as a liberal state pushes further to the left