A new documentary titled “The Lost Arcade” is a scorned love letter to the Chinatown Fair and all it once represented. (The New Yorker) Advertisements Continue reading In Search of “The Lost Arcade”
Lawyers and advocates have renewed efforts to train residents on how to avoid deadly encounters with law enforcement, while awaiting reform. (The Atlantic) Continue reading Can Training Programs Help Improve Police-Community Relations?
Lezley McSpadden goes on a tour to discuss her memoir about losing her son in a police shooting, ‘to represent’ their side of the story. (The New Yorker) Continue reading Telling Michael Brown’s Story
This is the way a neighborhood ends. After a rush of freezing, grimy water from a deadly hurricane, a year later, a community faces a slew of decisions about whether to rebuild or leave. (The New York Times) Continue reading Deciding Whether It’s Lights Out
In an underground world, Geechee Dan is a legendary singer, who has perhaps taken a most singular journey. (The New York Times) Continue reading On a Stage Shared With Trains, a Voice to Stir the Soul
Community residents gather late into the night on violence-plagued corners to send a message and a plea: Enough is enough. (The New York Times) Continue reading On a Corner Plagued by Violence, Rallying to Say Enough Is Enough
For old-time stickball players, much of the neighborhood has disappeared. But on Sunday mornings, the pride in a “poor man’s game” is on full display. (The New York Times) Continue reading They’re Still Swinging for the Rooftops