Brooklyn

inequality

How 'Woke' Liberals Convince Themselves That Gentrifying Is Okay

As a gentrifier myself, I decided to study how we justify what we're doing.
Katie Donnelly
7.15.19
food-features

Why This Baker Turned Chernobyl and the Oklahoma City Bombing Into Cakes

Brooklyn-based Paige Heimark is a 'disaster artist' who uses cake to underscore how we consume trauma.
Emma Orlow
7.1.19
Film

30 Years Later, 5 Brooklynites Remember 'Do the Right Thing'

"I fear that it will still be as relevant in another 30 years...but the film gives me hope still. It's art in the face of hopelessness."
Taylor Hosking
6.28.19
tv

Spike Lee Calls Black Artists to Action in This Season of Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

Shifting the focus to Nola Darling as an artist, the show highlights roadblocks for today’s Black creative class.
Taylor Hosking
5.28.19
#BlackLove

This Photographer Captures the Beauty of People of Colour in Love

Photographer Miranda Barnes carries her camera around Sunset Park, Brooklyn, to show the spaces and faces that make it beautiful.
André-Naquian Wheeler
3.6.19
Premieres

DonMonique's Getting Everything Off Her Chest on "Black Kate Moss"

The Brooklyn rapper opens up about the traumatic experiences during her three-year hiatus that changed the way she approaches music. Now, DonMonique is ready to make up for lost time.
Kristin Corry
1.28.19
Premieres

Bathe's Surf R&B Is Full of Sobering Realities

"Sure Shot" is the Brooklyn-based duo's attempt at reclaiming beach music, or "surf R&B," as they call it.
Kristin Corry
1.24.19
To Hell And Back

Why I Booked an Anti-Fascist Metal Festival

Fest organizer (and Noisey metal editor) Kim Kelly explains how Black Flags Over Brooklyn 2019 is both a labor of love and a call to action.
Kim Kelly
1.24.19
Views My Own

Despite Everything, I Still Love New York

The city isn't the same. That doesn't mean we should give up on it.
Allison Hope
12.3.18
we saw this

How Mexican Summer Spent Ten Years Changing Indie Rock

Ariel Pink: "Tell them Ariel Pink said to say Ariel said this was the tenth anniversary."
Dale Eisinger
11.28.18
Interviews

An Interview in a Nail Salon with Leikeli47 About Her New Album ‘Acrylic’

A morning at a nail salon with Brooklyn rapper Leikeli47 revealed why her sophomore album, 'Acrylic' provides a snapshot of black life and a masterclass on the value of black-owned businesses.
Kristin Corry
11.27.18
Late Capitalism

The Story Behind the Mysterious Guillotine on a Brooklyn Roof

"I don't know if it can kill, but it can definitely maim," the artist who built it told us.
Matt Taylor
10.19.18
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