After 23 years of subservience to the borough's powerful ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, Brooklyn District Attorney Joe Hynes announced the indictment of four men for attempting to silence an alleged victim of sexual abuse.
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Great journalism -- our society's sunlight which shines on our darkest places -- is helping parents and children get justice in Brooklyn. For that, I say, amen.
When I first tried to write about abuse in our community, to use the words needed to describe what was happening to so many children, I was firmly told not to.
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