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The Rev. Al Sharpton

is president of the National Action Network.

Al Sharpton


Converting racetrack casinos will grow jobs

One of the ideas recently brought to my attention is Cuomo’s idea to accept proposals for three new gaming licenses in New York, which could pave the way for Resorts World New York City and Empire City in Yonkers to become full casinos with live table games and sports betting. Though I’m hardly suggesting gaming alone is the answer to the COVID-19 economic devastation, it is a good option already on the table.