Sharon Jones, whose albums and electrifying live performances with her backup band the Dap Kings helped lead a soul and funk revival, died Friday at the age of 60.
By Corinne Segal
A photographer documented stories of fatherhood from East New York, Brooklyn, where about one-third of residents live below the poverty line.
By PBS NewsHour
After 67 years in the broadcast booth as a sportscaster for the Dodgers, Vincent “Vin” Scully is retiring. On Sunday, he called his last game in Los Angeles, but he has been with the team since it was in Brooklyn.
By Arlene Lormestoire
“Deconstruction,” a new series of paintings by Patrick Eugéne, unveils the effects of gentrification within East New York, Brooklyn, where he grew up and still lives.
By PBS NewsHour
“Another Brooklyn,” by Jacqueline Woodson, is not a typical coming-of-age novel. It takes place in Brooklyn in the 1970s, an environment in which drugs were ubiquitous, white flight was on the rise and young girls of color relied on each…
By Anne Azzi Davenport
Jacqueline Woodson, one of America's premier writers of young adult and children's literature, is out with her second novel for adults called "Another Brooklyn." It's set in the Brooklyn borough of Bushwick, her childhood neighborhood, which becomes one of the…
New Yorkers from more than 80 countries marched through downtown Brooklyn on Sunday in solidarity with Muslim-American veterans.
By Michael D. Regan
Multiple investigations were launched and a top election official was suspended this week after tens of thousands of registered voters were found to be missing from the rolls during Tuesday’s Democratic primary in New York.
An unofficial Hillary Clinton campaign party in Brooklyn over the weekend gave Clinton supporters a rare opportunity to express support for the candidate in public without fear of being criticized by friends, family members and Bernie bros.
Some of the residents of Bernie Sanders’ boyhood New York neighborhood are proud of their fellow "Brooklyn boy," but they're not voting for him.
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