Niagara District Councilman David Rivera

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Buffalo Common Councilmember David Rivera condemned President Trump’s racist tweets about four U.S. congresswomen of color Tuesday. Speaking outside City Hall, Rivera was joined by members of Buffalo’s Puerto Rican and Somali communities, which among many other groups have made a home in the West Side district he represents.


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From gentrification to the city's underfunded schools, the second annual "State of OUR CITY" event addressed a number of issues impacting Buffalo. According to Harper Bishop, the 200 people attending  Wednesday's session at Asbury Hall shared a similar message: they "no longer want developers and power elites to run their city."


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The Buffalo Common Council will be investigating the arrest of a black man seen in a video scuffling with a white security guard.