DOE Reconsiders Name Change at Crown Heights School

By Kelly Mena Education officials are mulling over keeping an African-American historical figure as part of the name of a Crown Heights high school, according to a consolidation plan set for a vote next month. According to an updated consolidation plan, whereupon students from Aspirations Diploma Plus High School, 1495 Herkimer Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant will […]Read More

As United Bed-Stuy Community Presses for Justice in Double Homicide,

$10,000 Award for Information Established By Kelly Mena Antigun violence advocates and community members united in a Peace and Prayer Ceremony to highlight the unexpected murders of two young women in Bedford-Stuyvesant last night. The emergency rally brought out more than a hundred attendees to the Stuyvesant Gardens Houses on Gates Avenue to celebrate the […]Read More

Strength in Numbers: Broadway Triangle and Bedford Union Armory Protest

By Kelly Mena/Kings County Politics The room was small but their voices were many at Brooklyn Borough Hall Monday as hundreds of local residents and advocates banded together to fight for affordable housing and against displacement across Brooklyn. “Fight! Fight! Fight! Housing is a Right!” rang out through the halls of The People’s House and […]Read More