Brownsville

Because of an assistant principal from Brownsville, Brooklyn, a young girl whose family is homeless will hopefully have the money to pay for surgery she requires as a result of a cancer diagnosis.

“Brownsville’s Unlikely Rugby Dynasty” by ANDREW COTTO via NYT http://t.co/7GmOk849Wgpic.twitter.com/TsqLUOgt2J — Michael Gabrill (@michael_gabrill) June 12, 2015 In one of the most socio-economically depressed neighborhoods in New York City, an crew of middle schoolers is doing damage in what was previously a historically very white, very British sport – rugby. As outlined in a recent […]

A Brooklyn youth who went missing last Wednesday was found in Union Square Monday morning, the New York Daily News reports. SEE ALSO: David Banner Performs Spoken Word On ‘Arsenio’ [VIDEO] Kareem Granton (pictured) hadn’t been seen since he left his friend’s apartment in their Brownsville building last Wednesday, after they’d been playing video games that […]

A 16-year-old teenager was fatally shot at a party in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn Saturday evening, shortly after his family warned him against going, the New York Daily News reports SEE ALSO: Obama Eyes Modest Momentum On Capitol Hill In 2014 Iquan Williams (pictured right) attended the party, even though his brother heard through Facebook […]

Two Brooklyn girls, who were sent to buy food from a chicken store by their mother’s ex-boyfriend, returned to find her dead, according to the Daily News. SEE ALSO: Robin Roberts Celebrates “Her First Birthday” Fifteen-year-old Khadija and 5-year-old Alyssa were sent to a local Crown Fried Chicken in their Brownsville neighborhood around 8:45 p.m. […]

Video of Brooklyn Mother of 13 Zurana Horton shot and killed in a gang shooting was revealed Thursday, according to the N.Y. Daily News. SEE ALSO: Bring On The Gun Control Debate! The footage shows 34-year-old Horton (pictured) picking up her daughter from school on October 21, 2011, in Brooklyn’s Brownsville section. Around 2:18 p.m., […]