When on Halloween, thinking she was referencing a horror film, a white resident displayed brown paper cartoon figures hanging from nooses in a historically black neighborhood in Brooklyn, she learned about the harm caused by ignorance of American and African American history. Reporter Annie Correal describes the response. “[W]hat ensued was an unusually frank discussion . . . about racism and the neighborhood . . . pouring money into homes and businesses . . . some newcomers to this part of Brooklyn have behaved not as if they are adding to an already-rich culture, but have supplanted it, as if there had been nothing there before at all.” To read the complete article, click here.