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Jimmy Van Bramer

A Case for Community in Cultural Planning for New York

Lane Harwell | Posted 10.03.2014 | New York
Lane Harwell

Today I add new learning about the importance of "community" to discussions underway about including a comprehensive cultural plan requirement in the New York City Charter.

How A Trans Woman Inspired Real Reform Through Her Art

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 05.28.2014 | Black Voices

When New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer cast his vote in favor of reforming stop and frisk last year, he told fellow lawmakers he was dedicatin...

5 Pointz Officially Set For Demolition

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.15.2013 | New York

5 Pointz, New York City's graffiti mecca, is finally and officially set for demolition. Two large apartment complexes will take its place. The New...

Sketches Released In Murder Of Gay Activist

| Posted 01.31.2013 | New York

By Jeanmarie Evelly, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer SUNNYSIDE — Family and friends of Lou Rispoli, a gay activist and longtime Queens resident who was...

WATCH: Fifth Grader Deliver Amazing Pro-Gay Marriage Speech To City Council

Posted 07.26.2012 | New York

Kameron Slade-- the Queens fifth grader initially prohibited from delivering a pro-gay marriage speech at his school before the INTERNET heard about i...