Brooklyn Second Glance

For assignment 1 I had chosen to discuss some issues that caught my attention that I’ve seen in Brooklyn whenever I had gone thrifting and I spoke about the poor condition of the neighborhood and local area. Such as the run down train stations and the poor condition of knickerbocker avenue being its covered...

“I CAN’T BREATHE”

Photo:https://www.thenation.com/article/many-struggling-breathe-amid-rampant-injustice/ The conflicts between people of color and the criminal justice system is no secret. This has been an ongoing problem in America for centuries and sadly it never seems to stop. Throughout history people of color have had to suffer at the hands of the criminal justice system which time and time again...

Bargaining Power

Bargaining power is really just one’s ability to overpower the other person in an argument or negotiation by certain tactics such as influence and being persuasive, overcoming the obstacle and getting what is in their favor. In simpler terms its someone’s ability to get what they want out of a situation. And this tactic...

1974 Fiscal Crisis NYC

image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_New_York_City_(1946–77) To start a fiscal year is an accounting year that does not end on December 31. And during the 1970s New York City was in a crisis, on the point of bankruptcy, New York was 430 million dollars in debt and it was coming time to pay. Yet the city did not...

Civil Rights Movement

  For this assignment I chose to do the Civil Rights Movement which started in the early 1950s approximately a century after the emancipation proclamation the civil rights movements goal was to “end racial segregation and discrimination against African Americans and to secure legal recognition and federal protection of the citizenship rights enumerated in...

Brooklyn

For this assignment I decided that id observe the area in my walk between my two favorite thrift shops in Brooklyn. Starting with the train station, getting off at Morgan avenue station you can tell the area isn’t too up scale the station having one exit with portions of the station sealed off and...

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