Sunday, July 15, 2018

Tag: brooklyn

18-Year-Old Entrepreneur Paints Images of Women of...

Cheyenne Sookoo, a Brooklyn teen spends hours inside her family's apartment creating stunning paintings that detail nature and the merits of women of color. "So...

DeWanda Wise and Tonya Lewis Lee on...

Thanks to Spike Lee's enduring legacy and Netflix magic, Nola Darling, the problematic heroine from the black film pioneer’s bold 1986 indie feature film...

Brooklyn Locals Protest New Bar Owner’s ‘Bullet...

https://youtu.be/-nOFBxfG7xs Protests erupted outside a new restaurant and bar in Brooklyn, N.Y., this past weekend over the shop owner's decision to use an alleged "bullet...

Grenadian-Born Tawana Paul Is Youngest Woman to...

The techniques and dreams that are sometimes repressed into our unconscious can in fact become a part of our consciousness and lives if the...

Gentrification Scheme: Brooklyn Landlord and Building Inspectors...

Tenant Leslie Rahaman, a single mother with three children living in small, unkempt building in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, heard a bang on...

Cops In Needed New York Areas Disappear,...

While the disenfranchised of New York wonder where the police patrol cars are, cops in California tell church leaders their help is needed in...

West Indian Day Parade Fills Brooklyn’s Streets

Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn’s streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was...

After Spike Lee Rips Into Gentrification, He...

After Spike Lee ripped into the evils of gentrification with an expletive-filled rant about his native Brooklyn that touched many Black people around the...

Kimani Gray’s Mother Refuses NYC Mayor’s Condolences

Family, friends and supporters mourned Kimani Gray at his funeral Saturday, two weeks after the 16-year-old was shot and killed by plainclothes police officers. Services...

Jay-Z, Coldplay to Do New Year’s Eve...

Jay-Z will once again kick off a new year alongside his pal Chris Martin of Coldplay, as the rapper and rock band will link...

Talib Kweli Joins Anthony Bourdain on ‘No...

For the final season of Anthony Bourdain‘s much-loved No Reservations show on the Travel Channel, the grumpy globetrotter decided to stick close to home...

Erik Morales Suffers Fourth Round K.O. to...

Brooklyn and boxing fans around the world did not have to wait long to see Erik Morales get knocked out in the fourth round by...

Jay-Z Says Size Doesn’t Matter

Jay-Z says size doesn't matter when it comes to the criticism that he has gotten for owning only a fraction of  the Brooklyn Nets....

Jay-Z Cuts Ribbon, Performs Hits at Newly...

Jay-Z is primarily known for his impressive musical catalog but his business acumen is just as fierce. The rapper is one of the investors...

Jay-Z Christens Barclays Center with Brooklyn Love

Jay-Z Puts The Focus On Brooklyn At First Barclays Show The newly built Barclays Center is the home of the Brooklyn Nets, and the team's...

Diminutive Dynamo Janelle Monae Headlined Ft. Greene...

Slamming together categories — and, when appropriate, bodies — is the ever-expanding mission of the annual Afro-Punk Festival, which returned last weekend to Commodore...

Spike Lee’s ‘Red Hook Summer’: A Celebration...

Spike Lee’s messy, meandering, bluntly polemical “Red Hook Summer” has one crucial ingredient: a raw vitality. This celebration of African-American resilience in a struggling...

Brooklyn’s Spike Lee Shuns Nets, Only Down...

So, being the proud Brooklyn-born and Brooklyn-bred New York Knicks fan that he is, how can Spike Lee not shift his allegiance to the...

New York and California Account for Six...

Manhattan, Brooklyn, and San Francisco are the most expensive urban areas in the entire nation, mainly because of their steep prices for housing, according...

Spike Lee’s Next Joint: Back to Brooklyn...

Spike Lee is gearing up for the limited theatrical release of his controversial film Red Hook Summer. The film centers on a teenager Flik...