New York City’s most populous borough, Brooklyn, is home to nearly 2.6 million residents. If Brooklyn were an independent city it would be the fourth largest city in the United States. While Brooklyn has become the epitome of ‘cool and hip’ in recent years, for those that were born here, raised families here and improved communities over the years, Brooklyn has never been ‘uncool’.

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Recipients of city funds to fight hate crimes remain a mystery

November 26 | Candace Pedraza, THE CITY

This article was originally published on Nov 21 5:00am EST by THE CITY. Following a spate of high-profile hate crimes during the pandemic, City Hall announced it would dole out $1 million to groups that could help spread love — but since then has divulged nothing about where the money went or who received it. […]

Lyft drivers spread the Gospel with ride-hailing ministries

November 26 | Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press

One is an ordained pastor in Brooklyn, the other a single mother and children’s book author in New Jersey. Both drive for Lyft. Both share the word of God as roving preachers. Pastor Kenneth Drayton and Tomika Reid try to inspire passengers through spiritual guidance on the road as part of what they see as […]

November 26: ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

November 26 | Brooklyn Eagle History

ON THIS DAY IN 1941, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “WASHINGTON (U.P.) — Railroad and railroad union officials indicated little hope today that the emergency board’s re-hearing of wage disputes involving 1,125,000 railroad workers would result in a compromise settlement. Although accepting President Roosevelt’s request yesterday that both management and labor appear for a second […]

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