The city tried to close Fort Greene Park early ahead of a planned anti-police brutality protest Wednesday night, before backtracking and keeping the green space open amid social media backlash.
Vandals used spray-paint to deface a children’s mural aimed at honoring the Black Lives Matter movement in Windsor Terrace — devastating the young Brooklynites, according to the educator who helped coordinate the piece.
Mike Jones, the president of his local block association in Prospect Heights, has helped organize a summer street party on his stretch of St. Johns Place for more than 15 years.
The stretch of Joralemon Street between Adams and Court streets got the mural and a new street sign, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper reports.
It was a day of marches, music and community as thousands of Brooklynites took to the streets to celebrate Juneteenth with events across the borough.
The leaders of some of the many rallies are young, black New Yorkers working for change, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper reports.
Brooklyn's Juneteenth celebrations this year will be marked with special significance as a growing lists of protests are being planned in support of Black Lives Matter.
At least 10 protests are scheduled to take place in Brooklyn today, and locals are asking officials to halt the proposed Gowanus rezoning.
Unemployment claims continue to rise as parents, teachers and other Crown Heights residents plan two protests in the area today.
The company, which plans a 17-story rental tower on the site, has asked the artists to restore the construction fence artwork, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper reports.