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WNYC News

Thousands Attend Brooklyn Funeral for 'Dean of American Preachers'

Monday, April 13, 2015

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The life of civil rights activist Rev. Dr. Gardner C. Taylor was celebrated at the Concord Baptist Church of Christ in Bedford Stuyvesant.

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Bed-Stuy Residents Wonder — Where Are the Cops?

Thursday, January 08, 2015

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In police precinct 79, where 2 officers were slain in December, the slowdown in arrests and summonses is especially stark.

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Somber Christmas At Brooklyn Shrine To Slain Cops

Thursday, December 25, 2014

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Mourners came from all over the city on Christmas Day to honor officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu at the Bedford Stuyvesant corner where they were killed by a gunman on Saturday.

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32 Indicted in Brooklyn Gang Bust

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Officials said members of the Gates Avenue Mafia face charges including attempted murder, and conspiracy to sell narcotics and guns.

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Reaching Out to Kids To Improve Relationships with Police

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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A "conversation" on police-community relations in Bedford-Stuyvesant was mostly constrained to questions on note-cards. 

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Real Estate Investing for the Rest of Us

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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A new fund offers the chance for more people to profit from New York City’s soaring real estate market. But you'll still need sizable savings to take part.

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Old Cops Teach New Picks

Monday, July 21, 2014

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As shootings spike this summer, hundreds of rookies have been paired with veteran cops in some of the city's busiest precincts — the vanguard of a new, community-friendly philosophy in the NYPD.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Remembering the Harlem Riot of 1964

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

50 years ago, riots in Harlem and Bed-Stuy spread throughout the country. Listeners join former New York Governor David Paterson and historian Peniel Joseph to discuss the riots and their legacy.

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WNYC Newscast

An Alternative Guide to Art in NYC

Saturday, June 21, 2014

There is a lot of art and culture to see in New York beyond the museums of the Upper East Side and the galleries of Chelsea. WNYC is exploring several neighborhoods this summer to find some local gems. Click on the pins of this map to find more about them.

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WNYC News

Blocking the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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The city's harsh school discipline code is enforced by safety agents who work for the police department — and exacerbates tensions between police and the community they serve.

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One Mother, an Anti-Violence Expert and a Recipe to Lower the Body Count

Monday, May 12, 2014

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Brunilda Rivera has been on a mission to keep her 17-year-old son safe, ever since he was assaulted in a nearby park in February.

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The Middle Class Squeeze in Bedford-Stuyvesant

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

In this vast swath of brownstone Brooklyn, filled with Renaissance architecture and stained glass windows, even people in households making more than double the city's median income can hardly afford to stay put.

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WNYC News

Not Taking it Anymore: One Woman Talks Back to Street Harassers

Friday, April 19, 2013

As spring sets in, New Yorkers are gladly shedding those layers of winter clothes and women are often finding themselves the object of more cat calls, whistles and roving eyes than they’d like. One artist isn't going to take it anymore.

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Memorial Day Around New York

Monday, May 28, 2012

New York City's Memorial Day observances included both parades and solemn ceremonies. And with sunny skies and temperatures reaching the mid-80s, thousands of people spent their Memorial Day holiday at New York's parks and beaches.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Ed Towns Steps Down

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Errol Louis, host of "Inside City Hall" on NY1, discusses the legacy of Edolphos Towns, who announced he will not be running for his 16th term, and the generation shift in Brooklyn politics.

Video Below: Watch Recent Video of Ed Towns Floor Speech on Poverty

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Bed-Stuy Bok Choy

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Reverend Devanie Jackson, of the Brooklyn Rescue Mission's Bed-Stuy Farm, explains how she's growing, harvesting, and feeding her community fresh bok choy right now. Also, try a recipe for Hot-and-Sour Cold Cabbage and Baby Bok Choy Salad.

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Know Your Neighbor

James, The Chess Champ

Monday, June 06, 2011

Unlike most tweens, James Black thrives on long stretches of concentration and problem-solving. Watch a video of the Bed-Stuy 12-year-old who is fast becoming the best young chess player in the country.

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WNYC News

Niche Market | The Fragile Art Behind Bernie's Glass

Monday, February 28, 2011

PHOTOS. New York is a city of specialists from foodies to academics, laborers to shopkeepers. Every Wednesday, Niche Market will take a peek inside a different specialty store and showcase the city's purists who have made an art out of selling one commodity. 

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Radio Rookies

Being Black

Tuesday, October 28, 2003

Allison spends her time in two Brooklyn neighborhoods: Brooklyn Heights where she goes to school, and Bed-Stuy where she lives with her family and gets teased for "talking white."

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