It's unfortunate that people might have that perception ... But this is an ebb and flow. And if you think about it, whether you're an elective official or not, your colleagues and people in your social circle tend to be similar in ethnicity.
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Assemblyman Dov Hikind apologizes for blackface costume
repeat, it was not meant to in any way hurt anyone. And those that were? I'm sorry. That was not my intention."Assemblyman Karim Camara of the state Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus had called Hikind's actions at the party "callous Read more »
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Is bias a factor in probe of state lawmakers?
We're making arguments on both sides." Even so, the idea of racially based prosecution is not widely accepted. Assemblyman Karim Camara, a Brooklyn Democrat who chairs the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus, said he sees no pattern from Albany Times-Union Read more »
Bill Thompson Set To Pick Up Backing From Two NY Assembly Members Today
paper: Bill Thompson’s mayoral campaign will pick up the backing of two key Assembly Democrats today. Assemblyman Karim Camara, the Brooklyn Democrat who heads the Legislature's black, Hispanic and Puerto Rican Caucus; and former Manhattan Democratic chairman from New York Daily News Read more »
State: Elected officials across New York start gun-violence initiative
leaders to devise a plan to reduce gun violence. Each community will craft a series of Âaction steps,Â Assemblyman Karim Camara, the billÂs sponsor, said at a news conference Wednesday. Â(In) some communities, itÂs going to involve getting involved with gangs from The Star-Gazette Read more »
ASSEMBLYMAN KARIM CAMARA AND STATE SENATOR RUTH HASSELL-THOMPSON ANNOUNCE JUNE AS GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH IN NEW YORK STATE AND THE START OF A FIVE YEAR PLAN TO REDUCE GUN VIOLENCE
chance of him dying in a motor-vehicle crash. Numbers like these beg for rational concerted action,” said Assembly member Karim Camara, who today announced the first phase of a five-year plan to reduce gun violence by introducing legislative resolutions designating from New York Senate Read more »
In a challenge to Cuomo, an assemblyman proposal local approval of casinos
seem to think that local communities should have veto power over where those casinos are located. Brooklyn Assemblyman Karim Camara thinks otherwise, and today introduced a piece of legislation that give communities the right to reject planned casinos near from Capital New York Read more »