When centuries of anger, frustration, and despair spilled out into the streets, I hoped that our political and civic leaders would finally take stock of the mass uprisings and realize the dire need to radically rethink the practice of government.
Sadly, that message seems lost on Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Member Mathieu Eugene, as evidenced by their announcement last October of an affordable housing project at 2286 Church Avenue in Flatbush, previously P.S. 90 and potentially associated with a burial ground for enslaved Africans.
PS 90 in 2007. By Nicholas Strini/PropertyShark The 2020 murders of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd thrust the Movement For Black Lives firmly into the public consciousness. When centuries of anger, frustration, and despair spilled out into the streets, I hoped that our political and civic leaders would finally […]
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