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Community Remembers Shantel Davis

  Community Remembers Shantel Davis Gentrification may be linked to increased violence By Brittney M. Walker (Originally published in Print only – The New York Amsterdam News Vol. 107 No. 26 | June 23- June 29, 2016) On June 14, 2012 Shantel Davis, 23, was killed in a police involved …


New York Roommate Hard Lesson Learned

Some posts ago, I mentioned moving into a great new spot – a room (haven’t made it yet folks) – in Brooklyn. It was great. Big, street side with a pretty decent view of the neighborhood. The woman who owned it loved on the building as much as she could …


NYC Nightlife: Copia Restaurant & Lounge

By Brittney M. Walker Living life in the Big City is great. There’s always a bar, a party and a taxi to take a drunk home. My friend who’s been living in New York for years decided to switch places with me and head out to Los Angeles. She hosted …