Statement of Michael R. Bloomberg on the Passing of Johnny Ventura
July 29, 2021
Merengue king – and mayor – Johnny Ventura was a legend whose music and public service both reflected his love of the Dominican Republic.
June 10, 2021
Bob Katzmann was a brilliant jurist whose kindness, compassion, and decency set an example for others and made a difference in a lot of lives – especially the work he led to ensure that everyone, regardless of their immigration status, has the right to legal representation.
May 23, 2021
The recent violent attacks on Jews that have taken place in NYC, LA, and other cities, including in the U.K., are abhorrent – as is the vandalism that has occurred at both temples and mosques. Jews and Muslims must stand united against this violence and hatred.
March 2, 2021
Vernon Jordan lived a singular American life. As a trusted counselor to presidents and elected officials at every level, a devoted civil rights leader who transcended party and worked to bridge divides, and a strong voice within the business community and corporate boardrooms, the influence he wielded and the insights he shared strengthened our nation in too many ways to count – most of them away from the spotlight he was content to let others have. Over the years I got to know him, I was among the legions who benefited from his wisdom. His influence and good work – and the values it advanced – will far outlast him.