#IndictTheSystem: We discuss the non indictment of both cops who killed an unarmed Mike Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in Staten Island, and the on-going protesting that has followed these grand jury decisions. And we ask what does real social justice organizing look like in this moment?
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 […]
Assemblymember Diana Richardson and community advocate Marlon Peterson join us on Third Rail to look at the people and identities, influencing and claiming Central Brooklyn. We start by asking are elected officials and community organizers are on the same side of community development? Then we ask what neighborhood change means to immigrant communities? #BKDTR: #Gentrification […]
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. […]
This is the remix! To mark the end of Brooklyn Summer, Third Rail is shaking up things with an extra segment this month. Familiar voices join us to share summers that changed us politically. Then we switch gears and discuss how we manage love in the movement. And finally we collectively put together our Top […]
It’s no secret that Brooklyn real estate prices have been on the rise since the Great Recession, which lasted from late 2007 to mid-2009. Central Brooklyn has been especially active, with properties going for record prices in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights in the last two years. Brooklyn Deep has undertaken a detailed analysis of residential property […]
On this first edition of “Third Rail Local,” Brooklyn Deep Reporter, Monica Melton, join us to discuss her reporting on the northeast corner of Bedford Avenue and Fulton Street– historically known as Bedford Corners. Head to Brooklyn Deep to read Monica’s piece, told through four images of what is now 1205 Fulton Street, as well as […]
On Thursday, June 17th, Dylann Roof a white, 21-year-old man allegedly entered Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina during their evening bible study. And after one hour, Roof stood up and opened fire, fatally shooting 6 women and 3 men. BMC staff share their initial reaction to this news and ask what we would […]