Many building walls all over Brooklyn are covered by 40-foot advertisements or sleek glass floor-to-ceiling windows. But the borough is also a gallery for muralists, cultivating waves of activist artists who seek to represent the communities around them. Sunset Park in particular, with its diverse immigrant population and sizable industrial buildings, is one neighborhood that […]
Community activists gather outside Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn to wait for news on the victim
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A young man supports himself, his parents, and his family back in Africa.