Series of Brooklyn Billboards Put Racial Inequity on Display

 

Michal Zacharzewski, SXC

image credit: Michal Zacharzewski, SXC

Billboards are everywhere in New York City. They’re on subway trains and in stations, and on top of and inside taxis. But few, if any, have been anything like a series of anonymous billboards that have popped up on bus shelters in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. They’re not selling anything but a delcaration: that racism still exists.

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Original article written by Jamilah King for Colorlines and posted January 11, 2013.

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