Bed-Stuy Residents Are Fed Up

October 17th, 2010 by Jacqueline Vergara Amézquita

Vibrant, busy and colorful, the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn boasts of an infinity of community charms and resources: It is home to the historic and architecturally stunning brownstones, the Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza sets the standard for community-investment in the area, and its residents are always willing to share their community’s history if asked. But as with any neighborhood, there are always pest-like problems and issues that need to be addressed. Native Bed-Stuy residents share their views about the area’s current troubles.

Racial Tension.
Jermaine Hardy, 27. by Jackiev83

Condo Craze and Lack of Affordable Housing.
Tammy Gould, 42. by Jackiev83

Rough Roads and No Accessible Stores.
Shekena Mcleod, 29. by Jackiev83

Following a night of interviews, all that was left was the sound of buzzing traffic on the desolate streets of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
Sound of Bed-Stuy Streets by Jackiev83

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