From the New York Green Party:
Colia Clark won the unanimous vote of the Green Party State Committee to run for US Senate at a meeting held in Manhattan.
Clark, a long time civil rights, peace and women activist, was a Green Party nominee for U.S. Senate in 2010 for the seat presently held by Chuck Schumer. (Watch the video of her 2010 announcement) Clark, a resident of Manhattan, is a chair of Grandmothers for the Release of Mumia Abu Jamal. During the Civil Rights era, Clark was a Special Assistant to Medgar W. Evers, field Secretary for the NAACP. Clark later joined the Mississippi Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) doing voter registration work. She was the founder and Coordinator for Poor Women Against Vietnam War, and the former coordinator of the Social Justice Center in Albany.
Announcement of Candidacy of Colia L. Clark for the United States Senate from New York State: Continue Reading