With a unanimous vote, Connecticut became the latest state to adopt legislation prohibiting discrimination based on hairstyles associated with race.
Blacks are angry. Whites are engaged. The young are mobilized. A black lawmaker asks, Will it go anywhere?
Democratic delegates in the 2nd Senatorial District voted Thursday night for Rep. Douglas McCrory, D-Hartford, over Joseph M. Suggs Jr. of Bloomfield for the nomination to succeed state Sen. Eric Coleman, D-Bloomfield, a Democratic spokesman said.
The two newly vacant state Senate seats quickly drew interest Wednesday in the House from Rep. Eric C. Berthel, R-Watertown, and Rep. Douglas McCrory, D-Hartford. Berthel says he is seeking the seat vacated by Rob Kane; McCrory, the one left by Eric Coleman.