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AfroPunk is Here!

AfroPunk is Here!

What is AfroPunk? Originating with the 2003 documentary that highlighted a Black presence in the American punk scene, AfroPunk is a platform for the alternative and experimental.
Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival

Saturday, August 23, at 2:00pm, young writers from the NYWC summer youth workshops in Fort Greene Park will share some powerful poetry and prose alongside some of the city's most beloved writers: Five Quarterly co-founder Vanessa Gabb; Lit Fest vets
Pwezi ak Mizik Anba Tonèl (Poetry and Music Under One Roof)

Pwezi ak Mizik Anba Tonèl (Poetry and Music Under One Roof)

It's Pwezi ak Mizik Ayiti!!! Join Haiti Cultural Exchange this Saturday, August 23, for its fourth annual Pwezi ak Mizik Anba Tonèl , an evening of Haitian poetry and music under one roof! Poetry Readings by: Marc Anthony Arena, Jean Dany Joachim and
Tish James Says $5 Million Pilot Program to Place Cameras on Cops Would Provide an Objective View

Tish James Says $5 Million Pilot Program to Place Cameras on Cops Would Provide an Objective View

Sample of a police body camera Public Advocate Letitia James proposed on Thursday a $5 million pilot program to outfit dozens of New York City police officers with body-mounted cameras in high-crime precincts, reported the Wall Street Journal .

Real Talk: Roosevelt Savings Bank to be Converted into Apartments

Roosevelt Savings Bank Photo: Google Maps Bedford-Stuyvesant's old Roosevelt Savings Bank, located 1024 Gates Avenue near Broadway Ave., is under construction and on its way to being converted into 50 apartments.

Barclays Offers Free Bike Valet Parking for Arcade Fire Performances

Valet Bike Parking Photo: .transalt.

Flag in Support of Palestine Spotted, Removed from Manhattan Bridge

Cops are investigating the source of a giant flag in support of Palestine that was hung from the Manhattan Bridge Photo: Getty Images A giant flag soliciting support for Palestinians in Gaza was unfurled from the Manhattan Bridge Wednesday, the secon

Mayor Holds Interfaith Meeting Hoping to Quell Tensions Before Garner Rally

Mayor Bill de Blasio attends an interfaith roundtable meeting on strengthening police-community relations with members of New York City's clergy, hosted by Timothy Cardinal Dolan.

BEEP Adams, Elected Officials and Religious Leaders Show United Front Against Hate

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams holds press conference in Crown Heights to address religiously motivated assaults on Brooklyn residents.

How a Volunteer Literacy Project Aims to End Violence... One Book at a Time

Little Sun People Day Campers take part in the Youth Volunteer Literacy Development Project "Literacy prevents violence," said Betty Davis, a retired educator and Crown Heights resident.