A more perfect city: de Blasio jumpstarts Racial Justice Commission

On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio named the team that will comprise the city’s groundbreaking Racial Justice Commission poised to specifically combat structural and institutional racism by examining the New York City Charter. 

“We haven’t had before, and it’s become clear to me, is a vehicle of getting to the root causes. For really identifying institutional and structural racism and weeding it out,” said de Blasio in his March 23 morning briefing at City Hall.

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