Percy Sutton

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Barrett: How Will the Ballot Police Protect Kirsten Gillibrand from the Harold Ford Invasion?

    Kirsten's protector is ever vigilant​Thank God for the ballot police. But for them, five or six elected Democrats would've already committed the crime of running against Kirsten Gillibrand. Now we have the man Harry Reid obviously mistook for Barack Obama, Harold Ford Jr., illegally panhandl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Barron Snares a Vote for Council Speaker

    Brooklyn city councilman Charles Barron launched a long-shot campaign for City Council Speaker this afternoon and it was a one-man, one-vote affair: 48 votes for incumbent speaker Christine Quinn; one vote - Barron's own - for Barron. Still, the Nehru-suited Barron pulled no punches. He was running, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Barrett: Harlem's Gang of Four Handicaps the Governor's Race on NY1

    If you're a New York political junkie, the best entertainment of the holiday season was the sitdown Michael Scotto had last week on NY1 with the remaining members of Harlem's Gang of Four, David Dinkins, Basil Paterson and Congressman Charlie Rangel. They went on the show to laud gang leader and b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Percy Sutton: Class Act

    ​Legendary Harlem pol and business entrepreneur Percy Sutton slipped away this weekend at 89, and he rightly deserves the many tributes he's now receiving. He was one of 15 children born to a former slave from south Texas. He became a Tuskegee airman and won twin combat stars for doing battle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Wilbert Tatum, 1933-2009

    Photo via the Amsterdam News. Wilbert "Bill" Tatum, the feisty former publisher of the Amsterdam News who took on everyone from Ed Koch to the New York Post, died today in -- of all places -- a hospital in Croatia. Tatum, 76, was a world-traveler despite the diabetes that kept him confined to a whe ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 15, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 6, 2008

    TABLOIDED: Super Tuesday Hangover

    We're hoping that today marks the end of the wraps and inserts for both papers because after three days of this craziness, it's exhausting. The Daily News is brimming with special sections: a 32-page wrap on the Giants victory parade, a Black History Month tribute to Percy Sutton and Shirley Chishol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2006

    Tough Day for Dr. Cohen

    If Charlie Rangel and Percy Sutton are peeved that Eliot Spitzer has selected State Sen. David Paterson as his running mate rather than their candidate, Leecia Eve, imagine how Jon Cohen feels? Cohen is one of the also-runs for the second spot on the Democratic ticket. Like Eve, he made the rounds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2005

    Freddy, Al and Jesse Team Up

    Fernando Ferrer was leaning up against a wall at York College on Tuesday, with Al Sharpton to his right and Jesse Jackson on his left, as Assemblywoman Vivian Cook was exhorting the kids sitting in front of her or hanging over the railings on the second and third floors above. "I want you guys to lo ... More >>

  • News

    August 2, 2005

    Ferrer's Color-Coded Victory Plan

    A Freddy win in September could pose a demographic dilemma for big-bucks Mike

  • News

    January 28, 2003

    Pataki's Man in Harlem

    How Randy Daniels Helped Put Chain Stores and Market Prices Uptown

  • News

    November 13, 2001

    Crime Wave

    Michael Bloomberg’s Last-Minute Mailing

  • News

    September 4, 2001

    Green for Mayor

    Public Advocate Is the Best Choice

  • News

    August 7, 2001

    The Unfinished Mayoralty

    David Dinkins Bares His Soul About Mark Green, Al Sharpton, a Black-Latino Coalition, Crown Heights, Rudy Giuliani, and His Own Legacy

  • News

    December 5, 2000

    Guns, Bribes, and Benjamins

    Can Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs Purchase Respectability and Buy His Way Out of the Club New York Shooting Trial?

  • News

    August 29, 2000

    Morgenthau's Mess

    The D.A. Fires a Blank at the Cops Who Killed Dorismond

  • News

    August 15, 2000

    The Uncle Tom Dilemma

    Are Blacks Like Colin Powell Asking African Americans to Sell Out?

  • News

    March 23, 1999

    Disobedience Training

    Mayor Taunts City and a Coalition Forms

  • News

    September 22, 1998

    Ex-Louima Lawyers Lien on 'Dream Team'

    Challenge Cochran camp on fees

  • News

    June 2, 1998

    The Battle for Harlem

    Sharpton Camp Assails Butts as Upstate Republicans Maneuver To Exploit Black Power Struggle