Bill de Blasio’s primary finish a win for blacks, progressives and New York

September 11, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Joy-Ann Reid Call it “afro-mentum.” Call it the dawning of the Age of Aquarius. Either way, Bill de Blasio’s sweeping victory in the New York Democratic primary for mayor is a hint of change progressives can believe in. De Blasio won every age group, religious faction and income group, both men and women, and every borough, to take just over 40 percent of the vote, technically enough to avo...

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