Eric Adams has played many roles throughout his life. He was a teenager, “traveling down the wrong path,” arrested for trespassing into the home of somebody who owed him and his brother money.

He was the young Black radical who joined the New York City Police Department and became one of its fiercest critics, courting controversy while calling out racism throughout his 22 years on the force.

He was a state Senator, and then Brooklyn borough president, always commenting on the issues of the day while sharing his own story of defeating diabetes through healthy eating.

Eric Adams is releasing a video kicking off his mayoral campaign, shared exclusively with City & State. | Adams for NYC Eric Adams has played many roles throughout his life. He was a teenager, “traveling down the wrong path,” arrested for trespassing into the home of somebody who owed […]

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