Tax Lien Is Costing Crown Heights Its Black Heritage: Protesters

Pouring rain and a stormy court battle didn’t stop supporters of a Crown Heights black cultural institution from spreading their message: Save the Black Lady Theatre.

Father and son theater operators Clarence and Omar Hardy on Monday huddled outside a housing court in downtown Brooklyn to bring attention to a convoluted legal saga that threatens to permanently close their establishment.

Supporters of the Black Lady Theatre gathered Monday in an effort to save it from closure.

Nola Asantewa, a community activist, holds up a sign in support of The Black Lady Theater on Monday. (Matt Troutman/Patch) CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — Pouring rain and a stormy court battle didn’t […]


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