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Brooklyn's African American History Remains Largely Forgotten and Unmarked

Alan Singer | Posted 10.14.2012 | New York
Alan Singer

January 1, 2013 is the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Finally "Brooklyn's in the House" in efforts to bring the story of slavery in the United States to a broader public.

Flatbush Avenue: Brooklyn's Proud Boulevard

Tucker Reed | Posted 10.06.2012 | New York
Tucker Reed

Today, Downtown Brooklyn is at once a cultural and entertainment destination, a college town, a fast-growing commercial district, an indispensible shopping hub and a diverse residential community.