1 of 10 Full Screen Autoplay Close Skip Ad × More from New York magazine View Photos New York celebrates the birth of its third president, the first black to be elected president, and the 100th anniversary of the birth and election of its first black president.
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Caption New York celebrated the birth on Feb. 25 of its newest president, Eric Garner, a man who died from an apparent chokehold while in police custody.
Garner’s death led to protests nationwide.
After Garner’s family’s case went to trial, the NYPD settled a wrongful death lawsuit for an undisclosed sum.
The next day, Garner was killed in the street by a police officer.
After a year of protests and a weeklong trial, jurors acquitted the officer of manslaughter.
The officer was cleared of any wrongdoing in a grand jury investigation.
The case was settled in 2017.
Bloomberg was elected president in November 2016.
The following year, Bloomberg, his wife, and his daughter, Maureen, welcomed a daughter, Elle.
Bloomberg’s wife, Jill, also serves as chair of the Council on Foreign Relations.
The couple have two daughters, daughters-in-law, and two grandchildren.
Bloomberg is the oldest president of the United States.
Bloomberg has been a major Democratic donor, giving at least $7.5 million to Democrats over the years.
In 2015, Bloomberg’s political action committee, the Center for Responsive Politics, began tracking contributions from donors who gave $1 million or more, according to federal disclosure forms.
Bloomberg also has given $6.4 million to political action committees supporting Democratic candidates in the last two years, according a New York Times analysis.
Bloomberg and his wife have donated $2.4 billion to candidates and parties since 2005.
Bloomberg, who lives in a Brooklyn tower overlooking a lake, has been known to spend days at his home with his wife and their children.
He has been photographed with his family and his two daughters.
The two of them have been in the spotlight a number of times over the past few years, including in the aftermath of the death of Eric Garner in New York City, which resulted in a number that was deemed too violent.
He also has taken to the stage to promote his new book, “Gravity.”
The book, which he wrote with his brother, “Degrassi,” is based on his own life and was published in January.
Bloomberg became the subject of protests after a video was released in December that appeared to show him taunting Garner while the man was in police cuffs.
Bloomberg denied any involvement and said he didn’t want the public to believe he had a part in the incident.