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9-Year-Old Boy's Message to #CornerstoreCaroline: 'I Don't Forgive You and You Need Help' 9-Year-Old Boy's Message to #CornerstoreCaroline: 'I Don't Forgive You and You Need Help'

Jeremiah Harvey didn’t ask for any of this. He was merely leaving a bodega in Brooklyn, New York, when his book bag—which was unaware of racial dynamics, white woman victimhood, or Emmit Till, made the costly mistake of brushing against a white woman’s backside.

Cornerstore Caroline Finally Apologizes for Falsely Accusing 9-Year-Old Boy of Sexually Assaulting Her, but Not Before Lying Some More Cornerstore Caroline Finally Apologizes for Falsely Accusing 9-Year-Old Boy of Sexually Assaulting Her, but Not Before Lying Some More

The white woman nationally known and locally heckled as “Cornerstore Caroline” now says she’s sorry for falsely accusing a 9-year-old black boy of sexually assaulting her.

AfroPunk Brooklyn 2018 Was an Explosion of Style AfroPunk Brooklyn 2018 Was an Explosion of Style

Every year like clockwork, the ultimate young black reunion takes place on the lawns of Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn, as all the stylish friends you wish you had come out stunting in their bright, bold, and very unapologetically black street style, ready to mosh and sway the hot evenings away.

#BrooklynBecky: Cops Called on Suspicious-Looking 'Black' Woman Waiting for Uber in the Rain #BrooklynBecky: Cops Called on Suspicious-Looking 'Black' Woman Waiting for Uber in the Rain

A recent video of a white woman calling the police on a woman for standing in a likely gentrified Brooklyn building’s doorway highlights the black community’s unawareness of a set of secretly ratified constitutional amendments guaranteeing Colonizer-Americans the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of unapologetic…

International I Love Braids Day Brings Black Self Love to Brooklyn

Debra Hare-Bey is a proud and self-proclaimed “braider”—by trade and tradition.

NYC Man Who Called Cops for Help and Was Instead Beaten Up Wins $3 Million NYC Man Who Called Cops for Help and Was Instead Beaten Up Wins $3 Million

A 27-year-old Brooklynite was just trying to get help from the cops when he gave them a call. Instead, the New York City man was the one who was beaten to a pulp by three officers while his young son watched.

I Went Down a Hip-Hop Rabbit Hole and Ended Up at the Fu-Schnickens Like It Was 1992 All Over Again I Went Down a Hip-Hop Rabbit Hole and Ended Up at the Fu-Schnickens Like It Was 1992 All Over Again

As it did for so many folks I know, hip-hop changed my life. I don’t mean in the “It saved my life” way, but when I was introduced to hip-hop, I fell hook, line and sinker into the ocean and never came up for air.

John Bunn, Convicted at 14 for a Crime He Didn’t Commit, Is Finally Exonerated. But Justice Still Hasn’t Been Served John Bunn, Convicted at 14 for a Crime He Didn’t Commit, Is Finally Exonerated. But Justice Still Hasn’t Been Served

At 14 years old, John Bunn went on trial for murder; the proceeding lasted just one day.

#VintageShoppingWhileBlack: NYC Lawyer and Daughter Handcuffed After Being Accused of Stealing #VintageShoppingWhileBlack: NYC Lawyer and Daughter Handcuffed After Being Accused of Stealing

Another day, another activity added to the list of things black people can’t do while being black.

Tracy Morgan and TBS Dedicate Refurbished Marcy Playground in Brooklyn, NY, in Honor of The Last O.G. Tracy Morgan and TBS Dedicate Refurbished Marcy Playground in Brooklyn, NY, in Honor of The Last O.G.

Brooklyn, N.Y.’s own Tracy Morgan returned to his stomping grounds at the Marcy Playground on Tuesday to dedicate a newly refurbished basketball court to the community. Morgan, along with TBS, dedicated the court in front of people from the community, the New York City Police Department and the New York City Parks…

NYPD Officers Kill Mentally Challenged Black Man They Say Aimed a Metal Pipe at Them Like a Gun NYPD Officers Kill Mentally Challenged Black Man They Say Aimed a Metal Pipe at Them Like a Gun

New York City police officers in the Crown Heights section of New York’s Brooklyn borough shot and killed a man Wednesday afternoon after mistaking a metal pipe he was wielding for a gun.

Black Muslim Firefighter Endured Years of Racist and Religious Harassment; When He Spoke Up, He Was Arrested: Report Black Muslim Firefighter Endured Years of Racist and Religious Harassment; When He Spoke Up, He Was Arrested: Report

Another day, another accusation of racism against New York City’s Fire Department. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y., a black Muslim firefighter says he was punished by the department for speaking out about the harassment he says he endured for 12 years over his race and his religion.

Even 21 Years Later, the Notorious B.I.G. Is Still the MC Who Impresses Me Most Even 21 Years Later, the Notorious B.I.G. Is Still the MC Who Impresses Me Most

Every year, March 9 rolls around, and we celebrate through music and reflection the life of Christopher Wallace, aka the Notorious B.I.G., aka Biggie Smalls, aka Biggie, aka the only Christopher we acknowledge, who was gunned down in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997. The Brooklyn, N.Y., MC from Bed-Stuy is one of the…

PTA in NYC Catches Heat for Using Blackface Photo for Fundraiser Message in the Year of Our Lord 2018 PTA in NYC Catches Heat for Using Blackface Photo for Fundraiser Message in the Year of Our Lord 2018

The Facebook post seemed innocuous enough. The parent-teacher association for Public School 118, The Maurice Sendak Community School, in Brooklyn, N.Y., had settled on a theme for its fundraiser: “Speakeasy.” The announcement, posted in January, came with an image broadcasting the date of the event and some 1920s…

NYC Woman Sues Former Boss for Forcing Her to Pick Up Dog Feces as Revenge Prank NYC Woman Sues Former Boss for Forcing Her to Pick Up Dog Feces as Revenge Prank

A New York City woman is alleging that she was the target of a vile prank by her former boss—a retaliative move, she says, for spurning a co-worker’s sexual advances days earlier.

Cops Suspended After Failing to Check Up on Pregnant NYC Mother Who Was Later Found Dead Cops Suspended After Failing to Check Up on Pregnant NYC Mother Who Was Later Found Dead

On Wednesday morning, two police officers were dispatched to a home in New York City’s Brooklyn borough to check on a pregnant 22-year-old mother who was scared of her husband.

NYC Man Exonerated After Serving 30 Years for Rape He Didn’t Commit NYC Man Exonerated After Serving 30 Years for Rape He Didn’t Commit

Thirty years ago, three men broke into a Brooklyn, N.Y., Burger King, robbing the store and gang-raping an 18-year-old worker who had been closing up the eatery.

The Best Brew You Never Had: Beyoncé Sends Cease and Desist Letter to Maker of Biëryoncé The Best Brew You Never Had: Beyoncé Sends Cease and Desist Letter to Maker of Biëryoncé

Katrina Martinez, owner of Lineup Brewing in Brooklyn, N.Y., recently told Pitchfork that she was inspired to create her Biëryoncé microbrew because, as a Hispanic female business owner, “I am very inspired by her, so I thought I’d pay homage.” Not only she did name a pilsner after the singer, but she took the pink…

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