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Brooklyn Children’s Museum hosts ‘Black Future Festival’ during midwinter recess

Brooklyn Children's Museum to host festival for Black History Month

Feb. 15, 2024 By Isabel Song Beer The Brooklyn Children’s Museum will host a weeklong “Black Future Festival” during the Department of Education’s midwinter school recess to celebrate Black History Month. The institution hopes Brooklynites will attend the festival to learn more about Black history while also envisioning a Black future informed by the past and present. In partnership with Bedford-Stuyvesant based non-profit organization STooPS and guest curator, dancer and community organizer Kendra J. Bostock, museum visitors will be able to participate in a series of programming from Feb. 18 through Feb. 25 — including live performances, art exploration, storytelling,…
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Brooklyn tenants rally for control of their building after years of no repairs

"No justice, no peace": Crown Heights tenants are fighting to take control of their building after years of no repairs by slumlord and city agencies.

Jan. 23, 2024 By Jada Camille

Tenants of a Crown Heights apartment who got their building owner ousted from management are fighting to take control of their dwelling, and on Tuesday rallied against the former slumlord’s lack of repairs — and slow action from the city since his removal.