City Council

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh thegrio
As the federal case against Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh grows, the city’s lawmakers have lost confidence in her and are now making the initial moves to remove her from office
/ April 29, 2019
Jazmine Headley
Led by the speaker of the New York City Council, Jazmine Headley received an apology for her ordeal in December that traumatized her and her child
/ February 5, 2019
R Kelly
The traditional hospitality extended by the City of Brotherly Love will no longer include embattled singer and accused sex abuser R. […]
/ February 2, 2019
Stevante Clark
Tensions in Sacramento are reaching new heights as protests for justice in the death of Stephon Clark increase citywide and the frustrations of African Americans in the city continue to simmer.
/ March 28, 2018
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
Los Angeles city council members voted 14-1 on the measure, which would rename the paid holiday for city employees and would shift the focus to the indigenous people who lived in the Americas fist…
/ August 31, 2017
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
Rev. Al Sharpton calls Mary-Pat Hector his “mentee.” He may soon be calling the 19-year-old an official city councilwoman…
/ February 15, 2017
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans City Council has voted in favor of removing prominent monuments commemorating the pro-slavery Confederate South along some of its busiest streets.
/ December 17, 2015