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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

Brooklyn Prosecutor Keeps Job Despite Blackface Photos on Facebook

Brooklyn Prosecutor Keeps Job Despite Blackface Photos on Facebook

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.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

An Artist's Rare, Intimate Conversation About Black Masculinity

An Artist’s Rare, Intimate Conversation About Black Masculinity

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.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

'My Brooklyn' Examines Public Policy's Role in Gentrification

‘My Brooklyn’ Examines Public Policy’s Role in Gentrification

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.

Topics: Economy

Study: Nutritious Food Costs Thousands a Year, But Fat's a Bargain

Study: Nutritious Food Costs Thousands a Year, But Fat’s a Bargain

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.

Topics: Health

Urban Foodies Look to Their Past and Find Recipes for Healthy Futures

Urban Foodies Look to Their Past and Find Recipes for Healthy Futures

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.

Topics: Health, How We Eat

Anti-Muslim Furor Spreads to College Reading Lists in Brooklyn

Anti-Muslim Furor Spreads to College Reading Lists in Brooklyn

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

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Reader “Migzilla” Gets Back to Basics on Racial Profiling

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

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