A profile of two Brooklyn community organizations that run violence-interrupter programs.
Some Kind of Heavenly Fire takes place in Detroit amid the prolific northeast blackout of 2003.
The Fortune Society and five other outside organizations have conducted programs at Rikers since the early 1990s that help prepare incarcerated people to have a successful re-entry once they are released.
On June 3, 2020, Floyd was experiencing a mental-health crisis while being held at the Metropolitan Detention Center. Guards responded by blasting him with several canisters of pepper spray.
‘Making sure we remember every possible way — through education, through music, through dance, through art — is a part of resistance.’
As City budget negotiations commence tomorrow, all departments are on the chopping block except the NYPD, with many community programs at risk of being cut.