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Election Results:

Brisport Takes Senate Seat, Richardson and Salazar Triumph, Mosley, Lentol, Ortiz Win By Stephen Witt, KCP The upstart Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) continued to show their muscle in Brooklyn tonight as Jabari Brisport appears to have enough votes to overcome and mail-in ballot votes to win the Democratic primary for the 25th District state senate seat.The […]Read More

Clarke Wins Primary in a Landslide

By Ariama Long, KCP U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-Brownsville, Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Kensington, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Midwood, Sheepshead Bay, Marine Park, Gerritsen Beach, Prospect Lefferts Gardens), last night crushed the field as she cruised to a landslide victory in the Congressional Democratic Primary.According to unofficial numbers, with 80 percent of the vote counted, Clarke […]Read More

Election Results:

Brisport Wins 25th District Senate Seat in Upset; Strong win for Zinerman, Bowman and Clarke Brooklyn’s Stefani Zinerman prevailed in her first run for elected office. She will be the representative for the 56th Assembly District, winning the seat vacated by Tremaine Wright, who lost her bid to take over for retiring State Senator Velmanette […]Read More

Officer Charged with Felony Murder In Rayshard Brooks Case

By Nicole Chavez, Atlanta, CNNMore than two minutes passed before two Atlanta police officers rendered first aid to Rayshard Brooks after he was shot. Now, they are facing more than a dozen charges combined for their actions.Brooks had fallen asleep in his car in a Wendy’s drive-thru lane in Atlanta last week when police were called. After he […]Read More

Community Activism Endures

We like to say, “Children Are Our Future.”  But are we supplying our children with the tools they need to take care of their world tomorrow?Gabriela (Gabby) Thomas, 11, is determined to make a difference, now and in the future, for her North Bed-Stuy community.  Except for the lessons she learns with respect and patience from […]Read More

Brooklyn Artists Create New York City’s First Black Lives Matter

Historic Event Was Organized by The Billie Holiday Theatre and Council Member Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. in Collaboration with artists Cey Adams and Dawud West Inspired by the Black Lives Matter public art piece in Washington D.C. and those happening across the country, more than 20 Brooklyn-based artists created New York City’s first Black Lives […]Read More

Remembering Bed-Stuy’s “Scooter Joe”

Peace-and-Justice during the age of aggressive policing More than forty years ago, two Bedford Stuyvesant cops – one Black, the other white – exemplified the policing the public seeks today. Joseph Willins and Kenneth Kaufman, known as The Scooter Cops of Bedford-Stuyvesant, teamed up to fight crime on the streets without putting up a “fight” […]Read More

Brooklyn Court Officer Suspended After Posting Racist Photo of Obama

By Ida Siegal A court officer in Brooklyn was suspended without pay for 30 days after she posted a photo of former President Barack Obama hanging from a noose on Facebook.A coworker of Sergeant Terri Pinto Napolitano says she should be fired for the offensive and racist post. The image Napolitano posted only not only showed […]Read More