Brooklyn

🌱 Campus Shooting + Mass Exoneration + Salons Against Trafficking

Hey, mates. It’s Wednesday in Brooklyn and I’m again in your inbox with all the pieces it’s essential to learn about what’s occurring on the town. Today you will discover these tales and extra:

  • NYU Brooklyn left panicked
  • 378 are granted freedom
  • A magnificence salon educates

But first, at the moment’s climate:

🌧 Breezy with occasional rain. High: 61 Low: 54.


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Here are the highest tales at the moment in Brooklyn:

1. Gunfire and a slashing triggered panic yesterday morning at NYU’s campus in Downtown Brooklyn. A bunch of teenagers outdoors the MetroTech Center close to Bridge St. have been spooked round 11 a.m. once they heard gunshots. NYU despatched out a public alert, telling people within the neighborhood to “run, hide, or fight” whereas warning others to steer clear of the scene. A couple of blocks down from the place the shell casings have been discovered, a 15-year-old boy was slashed throughout the face simply moments later. No one was hit by gunfire. Students, in addition to the general public, expressed concern about NYU Security’s imprecise message and lack of safety.

New York Daily News

2. One of the biggest mass exonerations in U.S. historical past, introduced by the Brooklyn D.A., is now underneath investigation. On September 7, Gonzalez requested that Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Matthew D’Emic dismiss 331 misdemeanor convictions and 47 felony convictions, on the grounds that the Conviction Review Unit (CRU) didn’t discover evident of misconduct within the instances and hoped to dismissβ€”it have to be famous that each one 378 convictions have been primarily based totally on the testimony of a mere 13 NYPD officers, all of whom had dedicated severe misconducts themselves and whose integrity subsequently couldn’t be taken as major proof. New York legislation agency Hach & Rose, LLP is presently investigating allegations of civil rights abuses in reference to this matter.

PR Newswire

3. An area Flatbush salon is bringing consciousness to human trafficking, after the proprietor heard considered one of her clients describe her personal daughter’s expertise with the exploitative observe. Shocked at how simply younger ladies, like her buyer’s daughter, can get caught up within the trafficking commerce, proprietor of Vedette Beauty & Skincare determined to host an occasion to lift consciousness for the trigger. Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez stated that among the best methods to forestall trafficking is schooling as a result of reporting depends closely on group members. Here is only one eye-opening statistic:

  • “According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, over 63,000 trafficking cases were reported between 2007 and 2019. Of those cases, more than 2,900 took place in New York. The average age of a human sex trafficking victim is 13 years old.”

This Friday, Oct. 7, Vedette Beauty & Skincare is partnering with with Brooklyn District Attorney’s office to host Strength & Beauty, a wellness day celebration honoring survivors of human intercourse trafficking with free makeovers whereas educating the general public on preventive measures. Learn extra on the hyperlink.

Patch


Today in Brooklyn:

  • Of All Joys by Attacca Quartet, Green-Wood Cemetery, Today @ 6 p.m. | Details
  • Traditional Slow Jam, Old Stone House of Brooklyn, Today @ 6:15 p.m. | Details
  • πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ It Came from the Closet Launch Party, 3 Dollar Bill, Today @ 7 p.m. | Details
  • Karaoke Wednesday, Drip Beverage Lounge, Today @ 7 p.m. | Details
  • MainStage Presents: Live R&B, The Meadows, Today @ 7 p.m. | Details

🐝 Brooklyn Buzz:

  • 🎠 Pricey Playtime: “NYC Parks Commissioner Sue Donoghue today joined Council Member Sandy Nurse and Brooklyn Community Board 16 Chairperson Genese Morgan for an official groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate $21.6 million full reconstruction of Callahan-Kelly Playground in Brownsville.” Read extra on the hyperlink. (Brooklyn Daily Eagle)
  • 🍻 Go Green this Oktoberfest: “Global graft brew innovator Brooklyn Brewery announces the launch of YolΓ©lΓ© Fonio, a distinctive and decision craft beer brewed with Fonio, the nutritious ancient West African grain that purpose-driven food business YolΓ©lΓ© has helped bring to the American masses. The limited release, which combines Fonio’s nutty, wheaty character with juicy hops in a beautifully smooth and refreshing rift on classic white beer.” Find out easy methods to get yours on the hyperlink. (Valdosta Daily Times)

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β€” Carlie Houser

About me: I’m a current grad primarily based in Brooklyn, NY. I really like to write down, run, learn, and discover new eating places and venues across the metropolis.

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