City multimedia series celebrates Black Brooklyn business resilience

A new city multimedia series highlights the power Black restaurant owners in central Brooklyn and their unique struggle to stay afloat during the pandemic. The online photo and video project “You Do It With Your Heart” by the city’s Commission on Human Rights tells the stories of these business owners and how they stayed put for their communities, according exhibit’s photographer.

“We don’t think about our restaurants being essential, but they are,” said Andre Wagner, who is one of this year’s Public Artists in Residence for the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs.

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Sabrina Brockman, owner of Grandchamps, outside the Haitian restaurant at Patchen Avenue and Halsey Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant. A new city multimedia series highlights the power Black restaurant owners in central Brooklyn and their unique struggle to stay afloat during the pandemic. The online photo and video project “You Do […]

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