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Third Rail Eps 52: Is there a Black-Asian Future?

As the cultural and economic displacement of low-income people of color intensifies in New York and throughout urban America, the parallel strivings of Asian- and African-Americans force activists to deeply consider their alliances and how to navigate battle lines.  This week on Third Rail we examine the state of Black-Asian relations in gentrifying New York […]

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Beyond PoPo Event: Bringing Public Safety to Crown Heights

Join us as we use Voices of Crown Heights oral histories to frame a community discussion and vision of what true “law and order”and “peacekeeping” look like in Crown Heights. WHEN May 16, 2017 at 6:30pm – 8:30pm WHERE Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Avenue CONTACT Walis Johnson · walisjohnson@gmail.com · 7187717000 RSVP link: http://brooklynmovementcenter.nationbuilder.com/beyond_popo_bringing_public_safety_to_crown_heights

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Airbnb as a Racial Gentrification Tool?

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 hosts are […]