Attack on Black Leaders: Corruption or conspiracy?

A Video Briefing by Azi Paybarah (Capital New York)

For more than two hours last Friday night (May 3, 2013), a predominantly African-American audience in southeast Queens heard a debate about why the recent tide of corruption allegations in New York has so disproportionately affected officials and operatives who are black or Latino.

Was there just a momentary concentration of documentable acts of corruption among black and Latino officials? Or have those officials (and for that matter New York’s top Asian-American official, John Liu) been victims of an unfair focus by prosecutors?

Read more/view the video …

About SquarePegDem

A former state legislator turned NY Post editorial board member, thought-leader, public affairs consultant and commentator, columnist and blogger. Michael has appeared on Al Jazeera America Tonight, NY1/Inside City Hall, LIVE, YNN/Capital Tonight, The Brian Lehrer Show, The Fred Dicker Show, The Capitol Press Room, and The Daily Show. His op-eds have appeared in the NY Post, City and State, The Legislative Gazette, Bronx Times, The Troy Record, Buffalo News, and the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. To schedule speaking engagements, email FOMB08@GMAIL.COM.
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