Brooklyn Deep Wins Gracie Award for Radio Rookies First-Hand Account of School Segregation!

Brooklyn Deep, in association with WNYC radio, has been honored with a Gracie Award, a competition sponsored by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation. Seven Schools Later: One Student’s View of Segregation, reported by Brooklyn Deep and Radio Rookie reporter, Alexia Richbourg, was recognized in the “local non-commercial documentary” category for  “exemplary programming created by women, for women and […]

Third Rail Eps 40: Toward a Black and Muslim Future

Mark and Veralyn discuss the intersections of Black and Muslim identity and the possibilities for Non-Muslim Black and Non-Black Muslim solidarity. Segment One: On Being Black & Muslim. The Third Rail crew explore the multi-layered relationship between Islam and Black American identity. In studio guest: Naima Muhammad, aka “Queen” of the podcast Tea with Queen […]

Life on Dean Street

From the tree-covered stoops of their brownstones, residents of Dean Street, between Nostrand and New York Avenues, have seen a number of changing faces over the past decade. Boasting some of the neighborhood’s most active and influential residents, this block is now more diverse than ever as new residents integrate themselves into the tight-knit community […]

The New Commercialization of Bedford Avenue

The shops and patrons of Bedford Avenue, one of Bedford-Stuyvesant’s most important North-South corridors, are reflecting rapid changes in racial makeup, average income and property values. The trendsetting stores and high-rise condominiums that now saturate the Williamsburg end of Bedford Avenue, are making their way south into Bedstuy, where a number of once abandoned storefronts […]

Airbnb as a Racial Gentrification Tool?

Skip to content A new study by the Airbnb activist project, Inside Airbnb was released today, and is being made exclusively available, on the Brooklyn Deep web-site. The study claims that it has data which shows that Airbnb acts as a racial gentrification tool in New York City’s predominantly Black neighborhoods. “Across all 72 predominantly Black New York City neighborhoods, […]

Airbnb as a Racial Gentrification Tool?

Skip to content A new study by the Airbnb activist project, Inside Airbnb was released today, and is being made exclusively available, on the Brooklyn Deep web-site. The study claims that it has data which shows that Airbnb acts as a racial gentrification tool in New York City’s predominantly Black neighborhoods. “Across all 72 predominantly Black New York City neighborhoods, […]