Why New York City's First Lady Chirlane McCray Is Inspiring

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CHIRLANE MCCRAY
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 30: Chirlane McCray, wife of New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio, attends a press conference where her husband announced the city will not appeal a judge's ruling that the police tactic 'Stop-and-Frisk' is unconstitutional, which the judge had ruled over last summer, on January 30, 2014 in in the Brownsville neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough ofNew York City. DeBlasio, who campaigned for mayor saying he would stop 'stop-and-frisk,' stands in stark contrast to his predece | Andrew Burton via Getty Images

Two popular publications in New York recently ran cover stories blasting New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray.

The cover of Monday’s edition of the New York Post shows an enlarged image of McCray with the headline, “I was a bad mother.” Meanwhile, the New York Daily News ran a similar photo on their front page with the caption “didn’t want to be a mom.” The twisted, out of context quotes came from a detailed profile on NYC’s first lady in New York Magazine published Sunday.

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