2021 Elections: BP candidates speak on diversity in policy

As the race for Borough President heats up, Brooklyn Paper’s sister publication Kings County Politics asked the candidates who they admire in history, what initiatives they have to combat injustice, how they have already implemented those policies, and about their visions for a more united Brooklyn that proudly celebrates diverse neighborhoods.

As imagined the favorite historical figures among the candidates were the eloquent W.E.B Dubois, the hardworking Frederick Douglass, the steadfast Malcolm X, courageous Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Brooklyn’s own fierce trailblazer Shirley Chisholm.

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