NYC High“: A portrait series and daily feature in which we introduce you to one New York City council member per day, as drawn by Lauri Apple, until Election Day 2010 (Nov. 2).

Name: Charles Barron (D)
District 42: Brooklyn
Reps: Parts of East New York, Brownsville, East Flatbush, Canarsie
Member: since January 2002

-Was the only no vote on the 15 Penn Plaza skyscraper.
-Used to belong to the Black Panther Party.
-Is running for governor under the Freedom Party, which he founded.

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