Catch up on this week’s headlines.
Tag: black lives matter
Tensions on Anti-Racist, Trans-Affirming Lessons Rise at PS147
Transphobia is on the rise within a cohort of parents.
Parents Allege That PS 132 Has Not Fulfilled Anti-Racist Education Promise
Parents For Change is fighting for inclusion and equality at PS 132.
Dobbin Street Will Screen “Black Is King” Next Friday to Benefit Color of Change
The versatile event space at 64 Dobbin St. in Greenpoint will screen the critically acclaimed film Black Is King will proceeds benefiting social justice initiatives. Next Friday, October 9, Dobbin […]
Thursday Spotlight: Meet the Local Teen Celebrating Black Lives Through Murals
It’s been another difficult week in the United States, to say the least. Protests rage across the country as activists continue to fight for racial justice and an end to […]
Look “Between The Windows” For This Public Art Project in Greenpoint
A vinyl banner with bright colors flutters in the wind above an electronics shop on Manhattan Avenue depicting a powerful image: a police officer grabbing the hair of a Black […]
Racist Zoom Bombers Dismantle WORD Author Event
On Wednesday, August 19, debut author Jordan Ifueko was scheduled to discuss her new YA fantasy, Raybearer, with Dhonielle Clayton, author and COO of We Need Diverse Books. The literary […]
Protestors Continue to Gather in McCarren Park, Months After George Floyd’s Death
For eight minutes and 46 seconds last Tuesday, McCarren Park was meditative. Amidst the evening sunlight, crickets chirped and a cool breeze lapped at lingering sweat. Dozens sat quietly in […]
Polish Anti-Authoritarian Signs Pop-Up in Greenpoint
Posters, street art and murals continue to pop-up around the city in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, and the signs in Greenpoint have their own local flavor. A […]
Pop-Up Memorial at 50 Kent Wants You to “Say Their Names”
A “Say Their Names” memorial for victims of police brutality has popped up on the fence of 50 Kent park in Williamsburg. Portland was home to the first “Say Their […]