Michael Bloomberg likes to present himself as a self-made tycoon. In reality, he’s a creature of Merrill Lynch, the now-defunct investment company that bet big on subprime lending and lost.
Theodore Hamm is chair of journalism and new media studies at St Joseph’s College in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.
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Frederick Douglass and the story of New York City's 1865 "Emancipation Jubilee."
New York City wants to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. What happened the last time a party convention came to town?