Results related to “Brooklyn”
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.
by Jamilah King on October 18 2013, 10:17AM
Welcome to a changing borough.
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.
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.
by Jamilah King on March 18 2013, 10:28AM
Because, duh. They belong where harassment happens.
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
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…
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.”
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.
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.
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.
by Jorge Rivas on July 10 2012, 1:01PM
Marrus, now 25, uploaded the photos to Facebook six years ago when he was an undergraduate student.
by Jamilah King on February 23 2012, 10:06AM
A new video installation paints an intimate and engaging portrait of black masculinity by doing something a little revolutionary: asking questions. Artist Chris Johnson talks about the project’s past and present, and what it hopes to build for the future.
by Jorge Rivas on August 17 2011, 2:47PM
A new documentary takes an important look at a force that’s transforming the country’s cities.
by Jorge Rivas on August 5 2011, 2:50PM
Study finds following USDA’s updated balanced diet guidelines would add hundreds of dollars to the average consumer’s food costs.
by Rae Gomes on June 22 2011, 10:17AM
Food revolutionaries in immigrant neighborhoods want to reclaim the healthy foods of their ancestors. They just have to find the ingredients.
by Seth Freed Wessler on September 3 2010, 11:55AM
Brooklyn College is up in arms over a book that was published when many thought the worst parts of post-9/11 furor was behind us. Think again.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Kai Wright on August 2 2010, 4:36PM
It’s too easy to skip past core values and into ideological and legalistic debates.
Topics: Kai Wright
by Naima Ramos-Chapman on August 2 2010, 1:00PM
It’s not just Arizona. ColorLines speaks with young black men in Brownsville, Brooklyn, about living with NYPD’s profiling policy.