World Trade Wreckage Ship Commissioned

  Video by: Danielle Pierre Photos by: Keziah Green   Just four days before Veterans Day, the USS New York, a ship made in part out of steel from the World Trade Center wreckage, was commissioned…

Brooklyn’s Own Comic Con

Brooklyn Prepares for Marathon

Workshop Explains Allure of Gangs

A workshop about gang violence was held in the Hilton Hotel in Manhattan for concerned parents and teens. Gang violence has always been a huge problem. The host, Carlos Ortiz, an officer of the NYPD Division…

Thompson Campaigns at BRT Rally

NYPD: Gang Signs Growing Increasingly Discreet

  In the 1980s gang life was simple. Each gang was identified by single, solid colors, making them easy to distinguish from one another. Modern day gangs are more complicated according to Carlos Ortiz of the…

Fort Greene Prepares for Marathon Day

  Video by: Keziah Green Photos by: HM Papon   FORT GREENE, BROOKLYN — On the eve of the 39th ING New York City Marathon, not only are the runners preparing for the race but so…

Domestic Violence Prevention Summit

  Domestic violence is continuously on the media and on the rise. Recently on the news, a Medgar Evers College student has been severely shot by her enraged husband in broad daylight. A summit at Long…

Joe Jackson honored by Sharpton’s National Action Network

  Video by: Cho Connor Photography By: Bianca Bergeron   (Harlem, New York) The Reverend Al Sharpton and the National Action Network (NAN) recognized Joe Jackson, father of the late Michael Jackson and the patriarch of…

Your Art Here

  In the middle of a block, between Applebee’s and McDonalds, what used to be an old vacant space is now the home of a new art exhibit. The program, Your Art Here, created the exhibit…