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BLM MURAL

New York Daily News: 'A signal of what’s possible’: Brooklyn street painted over with massive Black Lives Matter mural
BET: Brooklyn Street Loudly Proclaims ‘Black Lives Matter’ in Blocklong Mural
NY1: Black Lives Matter Mural Unveiled on Bed-Stuy Street

Good Day New York: FULL VIDEO

WABC: NYC's first 'Black Lives Matter' mural painted on Brooklyn street
CBS New York: Black Lives Matter Mural Unveiled In Brooklyn
AM NY: https://www.amny.com/news/black-lives-matter-mural-painted-on-block-long-stretch-of-brooklyns-fulton-street/
NY Post: https://nypost.com/2020/06/15/brooklyns-black-lives-matter-street-mural-area-will-be-pedestrian-only-plaza/?utm_source=url_sitebuttons&utm_medium=site%20buttons&utm_campaign=site%20buttons

Fox5 NY: https://www.fox5ny.com/news/black-lives-matter-mural-street-in-brooklyn-closed-to-traffic-through-end-of-summer

NBC NY: https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/black-lives-matter-mural-painted-down-brooklyn-street/2461742/

CBS News: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/black-lives-matter-mural-new-york-city-brooklyn/ (National)

Timeout NY: https://www.timeout.com/newyork/news/check-out-this-amazing-birds-eye-view-of-nycs-black-lives-matter-street-mural-061520

CBS News: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/black-lives-matter-mural-new-york-city-brooklyn/

Gothamist: https://gothamist.com/news/photos-bed-stuy-gets-its-own-gigantic-black-lives-matter-street-painting

Gothamist: https://gothamist.com/arts-entertainment/video-drone-captures-huge-black-lives-matter-street-painting-brooklyn?mc_cid=d3adc3c8de&mc_eid=bf405e6643

Kings County Politics: https://www.kingscountypolitics.com/fulton-street-gets-a-blm-mural/

Untapped Cities: https://untappedcities.com/2020/06/15/giant-black-lives-matter-mural-painted-on-brooklyn-street/

Brooklyn Bridge Parents: https://brooklynbridgeparents.com/black-lives-matter-mural-and-street-co-naming-in-brooklyn/

Patch: https://patch.com/new-york/bed-stuy/black-lives-matter-mural-takes-over-bed-stuy-street

News12: http://bronx.news12.com/story/42244833/brooklyn-artists-create-black-lives-matter-mural-in-bedstuy

Amsterdam News (1st Story): http://m.amsterdamnews.com/news/2020/jun/18/black-lives-matter-mural-hits-brooklyn/?page=1

Amsterdam News (Completed Mural): http://m.amsterdamnews.com/news/2020/jun/25/bed-stuy-blm-pedestrian-plaza-completed/

Art Hag: https://arthag.typepad.com/arthag/2020/06/bed-stuy-mural-declares-black-lives-matter.html

WERSM: https://wersm.com/there-a-new-black-lives-matter-street-mural-this-time-its-in-brooklyn/

NY Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/25/nyregion/black-lives-matter-trump-tower-nyc.html

Brooklyn Paper:https://www.brooklynpaper.com/fulton-street-gets-block-long-black-lives-matter-mural/

Our Time Press: https://www.ourtimepress.com/brooklyn-artists-create-new-york-citys-first-black-lives-matter-street-art-mural/

Hype Beast: https://hypebeast.com/2020/6/black-lives-matter-street-mural-brooklyn-new-york-city-drone-video

Secret NYC: https://secretnyc.co/black-lives-matter-bed-stuy-painted/

Newsweek: https://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-calls-nyc-black-lives-matter-street-painting-symbol-hate-1514710

95.5 The Lou (St. Louis): https://955thelou.com/2151823/brooklyn-artists-hook-first-black-lives-matter-mural-nyc-more-to-come/

Brownstoner: https://www.brownstoner.com/brooklyn-life/brooklyn-coronavirus-update-open-thread-black-trans-lives-matter-restoration-plaza-george-floyd-saratoga-park-061520/

Sohh.com: https://www.sohh.com/fabolous-is-100-percent-here-for-brooklyns-epic-looking-black-lives-matter-mural-in-notorious-b-i-g-s-neighborhood/

Yahoo.com (Sports): https://sports.yahoo.com/amphtml/york-citys-first-black-lives-080000534.html

Gowanus Lounge: http://www.gowanuslounge.com/brooklyn-home-to-first-blm-mural-in-new-york-city/

HipHopWired: https://hiphopwired.com/882120/brooklyn-artists-hook-first-black-lives-matter-mural-nyc-more-to-come/

Midtown Tribune: https://midtowntribune.com/2020/06/14/black-lives-matter-mural-unveiled-in-brooklyn/

Chicago Crusader: https://chicagocrusader.com/powerful-black-lives-matter-murals-are-popping-up-on-streets-across-the-u-s/

WTOP: https://wtop.com/national/2020/06/black-lives-matter-street-mural-unveiled-in-new-york-city/

The Morning Hustle: https://themorninghustle.com/94040/brooklyn-artists-hook-first-black-lives-matter-mural-nyc-more-to-come/

Fabolous (IG POST): https://www.instagram.com/p/CBb567GFiqA/?igshid=rb4kensssrqk

NPR: https://www.npr.org/sections/live-updates-protests-for-racial-justice/2020/07/09/889380500/nyc-begins-painting-black-lives-matter-mural-in-front-of-trump-tower

JUNETEENTH/INSTITUTIONAL

New York Daily News: ‘Freedom is not negotiable’: Wave of brutality protests puts new spotlight on Juneteenth holiday 

NOVA FRONTIER FILM FESTIVAL

BroadwayWorld: Three Organizations Partner to Present Virtual Film Festival with Nova Frontier Film Festival 2020 Spotlighting Independent Filmmakers of Color 

Amsterdam News: Nova Frontier, Billie Holiday Theatre, Laurel Channel TV team up for virtual film fest June 12-14 

The Hype Magazine: Three Organizations Partner to Present Virtual Film Festival with Nova Frontier Film Festival 2020 Spotlighting Independent Filmmakers of Color

12 ANGRY MEN...AND WOMEN

NY Times: Review: Tales of Brutality From ‘Twelve Angry Men … and Women’ 

This brilliantly designed performance, staged for a live audience in Brooklyn and filmed for YouTube, is an urgent response to police misconduct.-NYT Review

WBGO: Wendell Pierce on the Billie Holiday Theatre's Live Reading of "12 Angry Men...and Women"

NY Daily News: Wendell Pierce leads socially-distanced reading of ‘12 Angry Men’ at Black Lives Matter mural in Brooklyn’s Restoration Plaza

BK Reader: Billie Holiday Theater Spotlights Breonna Taylor in Performance Addressing Racial Injustice

PBS: Black artists and creators are coming up with new ways to address the moment. 

Thirteen
https://www.thirteen.org/metrofocus/2020/09/12-angry-men-true-stories-being-black-man-america-ywvijz/

All Arts https://allarts.org/programs/metrofocus-2/metrofocus-september-10-2020-focofn/

The New Press https://thenewpress.com/events/billie-holiday-theatre-presents-12-angry-men-women-weight-of-wait

Amsterdam News http://m.amsterdamnews.com/news/2020/sep/24/billie-holiday-theatre-streams-12-angry-menand-wom/

Theatre Reviews From My Seat
https://www.theaterreviewsfrommyseat.com/12-angry-men-and-women-the-weight-of-the-wait-the-billie-holiday-theatre-brooklyn/

NY Times https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/15/theater/outdoor-theater-sightlines.html

EDUCATION

BK Reader https://www.bkreader.com/2020/09/18/bed-stuys-billie-holiday-theater-expanding-reach-with-new-division/

IN THE NEWS

BK Reader|Restoration Celebrates 50th Anniv. with Opening of ‘Brooklyn is Africa,' a Showcase of Rare African Art
BK Live| ChoreoQuest | Meet The Non-Profits At The Intersection of Disability, Choreography, and Race
Charmaine Warren Dance Blog| Nathan Trice | Exploring the Identity, Presence & Power of the Feminine
Columbia University Radio News| Interview with Dr. Indira Etwaroo
Daily News|African art on display in 'Brooklyn is Africa' exhibition at the Center for Arts and Culture
Medgar Evers College Radio | Interview with Dr. Indira Etwaroo | Brooklyn Is Africa
The New York Times | Billie Holiday Theatre Renovation
Guerrilla Journalism |African Antiquities LIVE!
New York Amsterdam News Apollo, American Son, Brooklyn Is Africa, Black designer
DNA Info NY | 'Brooklyn is Africa' Exhibit to Showcase Rare African Art Pieces
News 12 Brooklyn | Brooklyn man shows off African artifacts at Center for Arts and Culture
Our Times Press |Brooklyn Is Africa A Borough of Inclusion; A Continent of Invention
BK Live |Eric Edwards' Brooklyn is Africa Exhibit Opens for Restoration Plaza's 50th Anniversary
NY1 News |The Historic Billie Holiday Theater in Bed-Stuy is Getting a State-of-the-Art Makeover
American Urban Radio | The Billie Holiday Theatre Presents "Autumn"
Backstage Pass with Lia Chiang |The Billie Holiday Theater’s New York Premiere of AUTUMN
BK Reader |‘AUTUMN,’ Explores the Country’s Generational, Racial Political Divide
Broadway Black | We Were There: Autumn
Broadwayworld.com | A Star Studded Weekend at the Billie Holiday Theatre's New York Premiere of Richard Wesley's Autumn
BK Live |Richard Wesley's "Autumn"
CWN Magazine |A Recap of the Political Drama AUTUMN
EUR Web | Inside Broadway with Jerome Preston Bates
Inside City Hall | Politics on the Stage

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