8, 2019 – Today, civil rights
attorney Anson Carlton Asaka announced his candidacy for Baltimore’s District 4
City Council seat.
to President Donald Trump’s racist statements about Baltimore City and the Hon.
Elijah Cummings, Baltimore is a beautiful and vibrant city,” Asaka, a four year
resident of the Mid-Govans neighborhood, said after filing election paperwork
this morning. “However, there are urgent issues in this city that must be
running for city council because I want to see a better Baltimore,” Asaka, an
NAACP National Office Associate General Counsel, added. “Now is the
time for change. We need safe neighborhoods, clean streets, good
jobs, living wages, great schools, well-funded recreation centers, police
accountability, political integrity, corporate responsibility and environmental
justice. More simply, we need equity, prosperity and opportunity for all of
Baltimore, not just in the enclaves of Homeland, Roland Park and o…
Yesterday, Hassan Giordano of DMVDailyNews interviewed me. We had a great discussion about the campaign, inner city violence, education, poverty, recidivism, neighborhood clean up, open air drug markets, racial disparities and other issues. Check out the interview and tell me what you think.
Please donate to my campaign and volunteer. We will be canvassing on Saturday starting at 10:00 a.m. We will meet at Belvedere Square. Please RSVP here.
Yesterday, I participated in the 4th District City Council Candidates Forum hosted by League of Women Voters, Harbel Community Organization, and NECO. Thank you for hosting this great discussion. To view the debate, please click this link.