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House on Promise and Failings of NYC Mayor Eric Adams: The Messenger

Roger House, associate professor in American Studies, writes an opinion piece for The Messenger, about the promises and failings of New York City Mayor Eric Adams. House writes that Adams needs to turn to his base of Black voters to sway waning public support of him.

House writes that Adams should bring New York’s Black elected leaders together. A list that includes House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D), New York Attorney General Letitia James, City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams, Jumanne Williams, the city’s public advocate, and Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg.

As mayor, Eric Adams has the platform to bring the city’s unprecedented number of Black elected officials together to act on a constructive agenda that meets the needs of their base. The question is, does he have the political will?

Read more on The Messenger.

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