Voters in Brooklyn’s Flatbush community say that sky-high rent is the number one neighborhood issue they would like the midterm elections to turn around.
East Flatbush residents desiring education reform, cast their votes on Election Day for the Democrats despite doubts of political change in the community’s schools.
Despite a high quantity of domestic violence calls from Brooklyn’s “Little Haiti,” many Haitian women are hestitant to seek refugee from household abuse.
Some of Brooklyn’s Caribbean eateries feel that their grades under the new restaurant inspection policy suggest cultural misunderstanding.
Mall employees say that a policy restricting adolescents’ access to the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn helps businesses by creating a calmer shopping atmosphere.
While many Haitian immigrants claim temporary protected status to gain legal workers’ rights, others refrain from applying, fearing fallout when the status expires.