Cartoonist Charts Birth Control in Brownsville Brooklyn Reader March 9, 2016 March 9, 2016, 9:33 pm One hundred years ago in Brownsville, Brooklyn, our modern era began. In a squat building that no longer exists, a pretty and soft-spoken mom named Margaret opened an office where women could get something they’d never been allowed to obtain before. Birth control. The place wasn’t called […] Click here to view original web page at chelseanow.com Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.