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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 …


The Bar, Where ‘Pretty’ Thrives

by Brittney M. Walker About the bar: The place is owned by a Nigerian man who loves Black people. He’s a smart man with a lot of vision and has been an entrepreneur for years. It’s located in Bed Stuy near Clinton Hills in a community that used to be …

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My First On Camera Interview!

by Brittney M. Walker Hey all! I had the privilege of conducting an impromptu on-camera interview at Lingerie Fashion Week 2013 with boudoir photographer, Angelica Roberts. Angelica, is a wonder. She helps women regain their confidence through photography. It’s absolutely beautiful. Check out the interview at