mayoral candidate

Democrat Cherelle Parker Wins Primary for Philadelphia Mayor

Cherelle Parker, a Democrat with a long political history in Pennsylvania, won Philadelphia’s mayoral primary on Tuesday, May 16, likely setting her up as the city’s 100th mayor and the first woman to serve in the role. Her win was a disappointment to progressives who rallied around Helen Gym, who was backed by Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Parker, 50, who served for 10 years as a state representative for northwest Philadelphia before her election to the city council in 2015, asserted herself as a leader whose government experience would allow her to

Rick Caruso’s Record of Anti-Black Behavior

As voting begins, Angelenos have an important choice to make about who should take on the difficult task of rebuilding trust among our diverse communities of color. I am here to tell you, Rick Caruso has a record of anti-Black behavior that should disqualify him as mayor.