Post Tagged with: "African-American teenagers"

Crime entangles Brownsville and residents pinpoint the roots of the problem. (Photo by Anthony Lanzilote/City Limits)

Untangling Roots of Crime in Brownsville

African American, Brooklyn, Crime March 22, 2013 at 1:12 pm

The Brooklyn Bureau heads to Brownsville where residents don’t describe their worries as simply just “crime,” but rather, they’re concerned about the teenagers and seek ways to combat the problems from the ground up.

Army Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, died on October 3, 2011. (U.S. Army via DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: Danny Chen’s Mother Denies Disowning Him

Crime, Culture July 27, 2012 at 6:55 pm

In our end-of-the-week roundup: the testimony of Army Pvt. Danny Chen’s mother; the occupations least-filled by African-Americans; a showing of Haitian art; a new book on LGBT youth of color; an unsettling study on condom use among black teens; the religious beliefs of Korean-Americans; and a capoeira school in the Bronx.