Third Rail Eps. 53 Central Brooklyn Food: Unifier or Gentrifier?

Food, one of the most potent cultural forces in American life, represents our ability to come together across tribal lines, especially during the holidays. At the same time, in Central Brooklyn and other gentrifying cities, where restaurants and groceries stores are not just markers of distinct tastes and cuisines, but of race and class privilege, […]

School Colors

School Colors is a documentary podcast series about race, class, and power in American cities – told through the story of one public school district in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Produced and hosted by Mark Winston Griffith and Max Freedman. School Colors is a co-production of Brooklyn Deep and the NYU Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and […]

Our Team

A third-generation resident of Crown Heights, Mark Winston Griffith is the Executive Director of the Brooklyn Movement Center, a community organizing group based in Central Brooklyn. Over the last two decades, Mark has been the co-founder of the Central Brooklyn Federal Credit Union, co-director of the Neighborhood Economic Development Project (now the New Economy Project), […]