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Robin Rogers-Dillon

Robin Rogers-Dillon, a resident of Greenpoint, is an assistant professor of sociology at Queen's College.

Zoning Out: The Politics of North Brooklyn

During the excessively hot summer of 1997, I was evicted from my illegal loft in Williamsburg. Being eight months pregnant, I didn’t fight it. The woman I rented from—who, oddly enough, was eight months pregnant—told me she was being threatened by the landlord.

Introducing Councilwoman Diana Reyna

Elected last fall, twenty-eight-year-old City Councilwoman Diana Reyna represents parts of Williamsburg and Bushwick. She is also the first elected Dominican woman in New York City politics.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2022

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