Third Rail Eps 61: The candidates for Assembly District 56

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.

Third Rail Eps 60: The candidates for Assembly District 57

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.

Third Rail Eps 59: The shifting Black electorate

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.

First Person Contest| Brooklyn Deep

Live in Central Brooklyn? Do you have questions about what’s going on in your neighborhood? Well, Brooklyn Deep wants YOU to investigate and get answers. We are looking for Central Brooklyn residents to report on community stories in the “first person.” Our top three stories will receive a cash prize! Entry deadline is November 1st.  […]

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Radio Rookies in Central Brooklyn

Brooklyn Deep and Radio Rookies, a New York Public Radio initiative, have partnered to train five Central Brooklyn teens to produce radio stories about themselves, their communities and their world. Since November, we have been teaching these teens everything about radio journalism: from how to conduct an interview and develop a story to how to […]

Third Rail Eps 36: Family Affair, Living a Bed-Stuy Gentrification Story

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 […]