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When The Water Runs Dry In Public Housing

AFRICANGLOBE - A 20-second video posted to Twitter Tuesday morning by Public Housing Communities, Inc. founder and CEO Charlene Nimmons shows her turning on her kitchen faucet in Wyckoff Gardens in Brooklyn and no water coming out. “We have no running water,” she says in the video. “The water has been off since last night.”

The Lives Of The NYPD Officers Killed In Brooklyn Are No...

AFRICANGLOBE - NYPDLIVESMATTER is positioned as a response to "Black Lives Matter" demonstrates how "law and order", white racial resentment, and White supremacy are deeply intertwined and almost inseparable in the (White) American political imagination. America's police were and remain a deeply racist social institution.

Two NYPD Cops Killed In Ambush In Brooklyn

AFRICANGLOBE -Two New York City police officers were killed today when they were ambushed as they sat in their patrol vehicle in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, city officials said. The suspect in the shooting was also dead, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the officials said.

New York Police Kill Unarmed Man In Brooklyn

AFRICANGLOBE - New York City police shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old Black man Thursday night in a Brooklyn housing project, in what the city’s political establishment is referring to as an “unfortunate accident.” The news of this latest murder by the New York Police Department (NYPD) comes as the ruling elite prepares a crackdown in advance of a grand jury decision on whether to bring charges against the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who killed Michael Brown in August.

Are Black Americans More Race Conscious Than Black Caribbeans?

AFRICANGLOBE - Are Caribbean people over race? One Jamaican-American blogger, Aidan Neal, says they are, at least in comparison with their American neighbors. In a provocative piece titled “Racism In America: Caribbeans Just Don't Get It“, she argued that because of their historical experiences, native-born African-Americans have an ”often unwarranted sense of racial awareness”

No NYPD Updates On The Beating Of Black Student By Jewish...

AFRICANGLOBE - A Black college student, Taj Patterson, was walking home from a party. At the edge of the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, Patterson was allegedly jumped by a gang of hasidic Jews dressed in clothing that had police-like shield emblems.

Brooklyn The New Center Of Black Political Power In New York...

AFRICANGLOBE - Brooklyn has the buzz, Barclays Center and — when it comes to Black politics — it now has the power. In this city election cycle, the borough produced the “firsts” for the city’s Black politicians — making it clear that Brooklyn has definitively displaced Harlem as the seat of the city’s Black political establishment.

Brownsville Heartbroken After 1-Year-Old Boy Shot Dead

AFRICANGLOBE - Residents in Brownsville, Brooklyn, were heartbroken and furious Monday, a day after a 1-year-old boy was fatally shot in the head while being pushed in a stroller by his parents.

Innocent Brooklyn Man Freed After Year in Prison

After spending a year in prison, an innocent Brooklyn man was granted his freedom last week. Ronald Bozeman, 65, was charged in relation to a robbery near Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal.

Jay-Z Living the American Dream

Jay-Z has accomplished a lot in his career, but his latest feat has him feeling that like he's living the American dream. The 42-year-old music...

NYPD Cop Breaks Black Man’s Arm, Who Complained to Internal Affairs...

Jimmy Findley who owns Diamond Cuts Barber Shop on Rutland Road in Brooklyn is today walking with his arm in a sling courtesy of The New York Police Department (NYPD).