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This edition: Bill Perkins, member, New York City Council

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 26, 2005.

On this episode of African American Legends, Host Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Jr. talks with Bill Perkins, who is the Deputy Majority Leader of the New York City Council. They discuss the economic and ethnic diversity of the 9th District which Mr. Perkins represents (Spanish Harlem, Harlem, Upper West Side of Manhattan), the many issues residents are facing, specifically Education and Housing, as well as the process in which these issues are being fixed.

Guest List

Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. Director, Urban Education Policy Center, CUNY Graduate Center.

Bill Perkins Member, New York City Council (9th District, Manhattan)