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Brooklyn eatery serves soul food — and food for the soul

July 21 | Jocelyn Noveck AP National Writer

Growing up in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Kiana Muschett-Owes treasured one spot above all: her family’s round dining table. There, family members would gather to recount their days, debate issues, celebrate any occasion they could think of — and of course, to eat. Along with basic nourishment, the table provided sustenance for the soul, says Muschett-Owes. […]

Pro-police group and BLM clash in Dyker Heights, Bay Ridge

July 14 | Jaime DeJesus

Back the Blue and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed in Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge this weekend, with acts of violence committed on both sides. On Saturday, pro-police Back the Blue marchers gathered for a rally at Bay Ridge Parkway and 13th Avenue. A video showed a rally attendee fighting with a BLM counter-protester, threatening […]

Opinions & observations: Protesting the demonstrators: Conflict in the streets over support of police

July 14 | Ted General

This past Sunday evening (7/12), a pro-police march and rally took place along Fourth Avenue from 75th Street to 65th Street. At the same time, a counter-protest demonstration by the group known as Black Lives Matter had approximately 300 participants. During the first outing, the paths of the two groups didn’t cross one another. Then the BLM protesters unexpectedly […]

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