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Brooklyn's MoCADA Is Asking Its Community for Help

Brooklyn’s MoCADA Is Asking Its Community for Help

by Jamilah King on July 25 2014, 1:00PM

The museum of contemporary African art is raising funds to stay afloat.

Topics: Culture

Asian-American Artists Celebrate Ai Wei Wei's NYC Roots

Asian-American Artists Celebrate Ai Wei Wei’s NYC Roots

by Jamilah King on July 18 2014, 1:08PM

Mark July 24th on your calendar.

Topics: Culture

Lauryn Hill is Touring the U.S. and Europe This Summer

Lauryn Hill is Touring the U.S. and Europe This Summer

by Jamilah King on July 8 2014, 10:35AM

Check these dates for a performance near you.

Topics: Culture

Spike Lee's Throwing a Bed-Stuy Block Party to Celebrate 'Do the Right Thing'

Spike Lee’s Throwing a Bed-Stuy Block Party to Celebrate ‘Do the Right Thing’

by Jamilah King on June 26 2014, 3:14PM

It’s going down on Saturday!

Topics: Culture

Kara Walker's Sugar Exhibit May be the Only Place in New York City Without Rats

Kara Walker’s Sugar Exhibit May be the Only Place in New York City Without Rats

by Jamilah King on June 11 2014, 12:35PM

The secret may be a health hazard.

Topics: Culture

Kara Walker, Edwidge Danticat Explore the Human Price of Sugar

Kara Walker, Edwidge Danticat Explore the Human Price of Sugar

by Jamilah King on May 8 2014, 12:50PM

Walker’s new exhibition opens this weekend in Brooklyn.

Topics: Culture, Kara Walker

Inside the Art of the Civil Rights Movement

Inside the Art of the Civil Rights Movement

by Jamilah King on April 29 2014, 7:00AM

Exhibit goes beyond famous photographs to document the art work produced during those turbulent times.

Topics: Arts & Culture

NYC's Gentrification, Seen Through Google Street View GIFs

NYC’s Gentrification, Seen Through Google Street View GIFs

by Jamilah King on February 19 2014, 12:42PM

Incredible images that show a devastating reality.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

A Tech Innovation in Red Hook's Housing Projects

A Tech Innovation in Red Hook’s Housing Projects

by Jamilah King on November 8 2013, 7:00AM

Thanks in part to a community wireless network, low-income residents in Brooklyn are creating new forms of networking in the digital age.

Topics: Economy, Media

Area in East New York Renamed 'African Burial Ground'

Area in East New York Renamed ‘African Burial Ground’

by Von Diaz on October 18 2013, 2:43PM

A square on New Lots Avenue in Brooklyn has been renamed to commemorate the discovery of an African slave burial site.

Topics: /NOW

Biggie Too Fat, Misogynist and Criminal for Brooklyn Honor

Biggie Too Fat, Misogynist and Criminal for Brooklyn Honor

by Jamilah King on October 18 2013, 10:17AM

Welcome to a changing borough.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Flaco Navaja Talks About 'East WillyB' and a Brooklyn for Locals Only

Flaco Navaja Talks About ‘East WillyB’ and a Brooklyn for Locals Only

by Jamilah King on July 8 2013, 10:30AM

Bushwick isn’t just home to hipsters. Here’s a series that portrays the vibrant Latino community in North Brooklyn.

Topics: /NOW

'Stop Telling Women to Smile' Exhibit Opens in Brooklyn

‘Stop Telling Women to Smile’ Exhibit Opens in Brooklyn

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2013, 10:43AM

The work is designed to be placed on the street to add the presence of strong women in that environment to combat street harassment.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Brooklyn Artist Reveals Strategy Behind Anti-Street Harassment Posters

Brooklyn Artist Reveals Strategy Behind Anti-Street Harassment Posters

by Jamilah King on March 18 2013, 10:28AM

Because, duh. They belong where harassment happens.

Topics: /NOW

Series of Brooklyn Billboards Put Racial Inequity on Display

Series of Brooklyn Billboards Put Racial Inequity on Display

by Jamilah King on January 11 2013, 9:24AM

A series of anonymous billboards have popped up on bus shelters in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. They’re not selling anything but a delcaration: that racism still exists.

Topics: Arts & Culture

That Subway Rider Who Didn't Recognize Jay-Z is Actually Artist Ellen Grossman

That Subway Rider Who Didn’t Recognize Jay-Z is Actually Artist Ellen Grossman

by Jamilah King on December 6 2012, 9:22AM

Earlier this week, the Internet’s were buzzing with an adorable clip from a new mini documentary of an anonymous subway rider who didn’t recognize Jay-Z. The rapper was on the train to help promote his last concert to inaugurate the…

Topics: /NOW

NY Daily News Reporter Live-Tweeting Alleged Looter Arraignments of People ‘Stealing Essentials’

by Jorge Rivas on November 2 2012, 3:33PM

According to one of Yaniv’s tweets, defense lawyers points out that “most alleged Coney Island looters are either students or people with jobs who has little or no priors.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Jimmy Kimmel Asks a Brooklyn Barbershop About Mitt Romney

Jimmy Kimmel Asks a Brooklyn Barbershop About Mitt Romney

by Jorge Rivas on November 1 2012, 6:31PM

Jimmy Kimmel goes to a Brooklyn barbershop to find out how Romney can get more votes.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Brooklyn Teen on Track to Become First Black Female Chess Master

Brooklyn Teen on Track to Become First Black Female Chess Master

by Jorge Rivas on November 1 2012, 3:24PM

Rochelle Ballantyne, 17, a Brooklyn teenager featured in the documentary “Chess Master” is on track to become the first female chess master.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Brooklyn Is the Second Most Expensive Place to Live in the U.S.

Brooklyn Is the Second Most Expensive Place to Live in the U.S.

by Jorge Rivas on September 7 2012, 12:27PM

Brooklyn rents grew at an average rate of nearly 6.58 percent last year, compared with 0.37 percent in 2010.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

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