Third Rail Local: BMC Origin Story

The New york Foundation partnered with StoryCorps, a national oral history project, to craft an interview series featuring former and current grantees, which included the Brooklyn Movement Center (BMC). In honor of The National Day of Listening, launched by StoryCorps, we are bringing you a conversation between BMC’s first two staff members, Anthonine Pierre, Lead […]

Third Rail Eps 57: Inside School Colors

Guest Host: Anthonine Pierre Studio Guests: Max Freedman and Mark Winston Griffith On this special edition of Third Rail, Anthonine Pierre steps into the host chair and interviews Mark Winston Griffith and Max Freedman, the co-hosts and co-producers of the documentary podcast, School Colors. Representing Brooklyn Deep’s most ambitious project today, School Colors is a […]

Third Rail Eps 1: The politics of political organizing

Guest Mark Winston Griffith, BMC’s Executive Director Segments 1. The Social Justice Outrage Machine: Are we over it? Inspiration: “Are You Tired of the Social Justice Outrage Machine?” by Rob the Idealist 2. The Local Scene: What does it mean to be invested in community organizing and politics? Inspiration: “The Art of Losing an Election” […]