Post Tagged with: "Take Back the Bronx"

Housing

City gets pushback on redevelopment plan

The 130-block area being studied.

City planners got an icy reception from South Bronx residents at a public forum to exchange ideas for developing a stretch of Southern Boulevard between northern Longwood and Crotona Park.

Culture / Police

Grassroots group puts down roots in Longwood

Members of the grassroots community education and advocacy group Take Back the Bronx.

Advocacy group Take Back the Bronx will settle down in Longwood, where it will continue advocating for residents against bad landlords and police brutality, while also offering yoga and martial arts classes.

Crime / News

No justice for Trayvon, protesters say

Protestors marched on Southern Boulevard on July 15, denouncing the acquittal of George Zimmerman in Florida.

Hundreds took to the streets of Hunts Point and Longwood on July 15 to speak out against a Florida jury’s decision to acquit watchman George Zimmerman of charges he murdered Trayvon Martin in cold blood.