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Rise in murder prompts calls for help, deeper engagement in Brooklyn
Immigrant Voices

Rise in murder prompts calls for help, deeper engagement in Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s Haitian community has experienced a tumultuous summer defined by the pandemic, subsequent job loss and a national reckoning over racial justice. As the heat index rose, gun violence also spiked, rising more than 60% citywide compared to last year. In the 67th Precinct alone, which encompasses East Flatbush, murder rose more than 120% through Oct. 4 — double the citywide figure.

Haitian Times News Roundup
Haitian Times Morning News Roundup

Haitian Times News Roundup

Approximately 10 teachers protested in front of the Ministry of National Education in Nazon to demand better working conditions, salary increase, and against the reopening of classes during the novel coronavirus pandemic when some schools aren’t prepared to do so.

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