African-American vote divided in NYC mayor's race, a worry for sole black candidate Thompson

  • by: JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 31, 2013 - 12:05 PM

NEW YORK — Four years after overwhelming support from black voters nearly carried Bill Thompson to an improbable upset of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the lone African-American candidate for mayor is facing a stiff challenge for their support this time around.

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