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What You Should Know from Sen. Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr. about Redistricting

I love Sen.Rev. Ruben Diaz‘s WYSK columns because they are honest, humorous and biting critiques of the political world. Whether you agree or disagree with him, Diaz stands up for his beliefs and values. On this one, I disagree with … Continue reading

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State Senate Votes 55-7 To Allow Worship In Public Schools

This evening, State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz issued the following statement in response to today’s New York State Senate vote in favor of allowing worship services in public schools when schools are not in session: “Today the New York State … Continue reading

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Sr. and Jr. Diaz make Village Voice Most PowerLESS list!

Rodney Dangerfield was fortunate to be only a comedian and a husband. Like Mr. Dangerfield, La Familia Diaz get no respect. It ‘s no laughing matter that state Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz and his son, Bronx BP Ruben Diaz, Jr. made the … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – TW2 Minority Review, Special Election Edition

Special Election News: The Weekly Standard’s  John McCormack writes, “[i]n a phone call going out to Latino households in New York’s 9th congressional district, Democratic state senator Ruben Diaz slams Democratic candidate David Weprin and endorses Republican Bob Turner in … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – TW2 Minority Review – August 12

President Obama‘s health care reform plan suffered a major blow today when a federal appeals court ruled that forcing Americans to buy insurance is unconstitutional. An SUV driven by Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. was struck by gunfire last night as … Continue reading

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Senator Ruben Diaz Nixes New Sex Ed Curriculum

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) released the following statement in response to the New York City public school system’s sex education mandate: “I am troubled and dismayed that during his third term as Mayor, Michael Bloomberg intends … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – TW2 Minority Review, August 5 – Update

We begin this week’s review with a three stories about Assemblyman William Boyland‘s latest media woes. And we end with a report that despite the economic hardships African Americans still support “our dear brother” President Barack Obama. Capitol News told … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – TW2 Minority Review, July 22

Get out of the heat and enjoy this week’s compilation of political stories involving our city’s minority political leaders. The Wall Street Journal reports on the here-to-fore unknown existence upstate place-names such as “Nigger Lake.” The DEC is trying to … Continue reading

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