In advance of the New York primary election on June 23rd, BMC hosted a virtual Town Hall with the candidates for Central Brooklyn’s 25th State Senate district: Tremaine Wright, Jason Salmon, and Jabari Brisport.
In advance of the New York primary election on June 23rd, BMC hosted a virtual Town Hall with the candidates for Central Brooklyn’s 56th State Assembly district: Stefani Zinerman and Justin Cohen. For more of our 2020 Democratic primary coverage, visit here.
In advance of the New York primary election on June 23rd, BMC Deputy Director Anthonine Pierre interviews the candidates for Central Brooklyn’s 57th State Assembly district: Walter Mosley and Phara Souffrant Forrest. For more of our 2020 Democratic primary coverage, visit here.
This is the second episode of a special series focused on New York’s June 23rd primary elections. How is the Black electorate shifting in Central Brooklyn, generationally and politically? Anthonine Pierre talks to local political analysts Theo Moore and Sandy Nurse. For more of our 2020 Democratic primary coverage, visit here.
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 […]
This month we focus on 17-year-old Corinne Bobb-Semple’s reporting for the Radio Rookie series, not just as an act of journalism, but as something that springs from her family’s legacy of community entrepreneurship and civic action. We explore what it was like to discuss the intricacies of race, class and place in the Bobb-Semple home […]
It’s Labor Day weekend– the beginning, of the end of Summer– so this month we’re giving you a “Best of Brooklyn Summers” episode. We flash back first to episode 10 when we asked, what makes Brooklyn Summers so special? And then we go to Episode 9 when we asked, is street harassment invisible to men? […]
Brooklyn Deep: Who is a part of your household? Marly Pierre-Louis: I live with my husband, Qa’id, who works full time. And we have a 3-year-old son, Sekani, who is in daycare full time. BKD: Where did you live in Central Brooklyn? Marly: The last place we lived was on Madison Street between Stuyvesant Ave […]
We’ve been here before. Trying to process how easily black people die at the hands of police; how easily hashtags pile up: #DelrawnSmall #AltonSterling #PhilandoCastile; and needing to find a way forward through it all. Third Rail pauses to check-in with Anthonine Pierre (Brooklyn Movement Center‘s Lead Community Organizer) and Ryann Holmes (Bklyn Boihood Co-founder) […]
The LGBTQ community in Brooklyn woke up to a nightmare on Sunday. Reports of the deadly shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida filled Brooklyn and the rest of the world with horror. In this edition of Third Rail Express, local LGBTQ community members share their stories while attending healing events throughout the city. […]