Danger in Brownsville

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  • Another Inocent Child Killed
  • About Brownsville
  • Leading Crime Rates
  • How Do Crime Rates Affect African-Americans?
  • Can Demographics Influence Crime?
  • Gang Violence
  • Terror In Your Own Backyard
  • How to Counteract Violence
  • Community Organizations Offer Support

About Brownsville

Located in East Brooklyn, Brownsville spans less than 2 miles. Brownsville resides in Brooklyn District 16, which had a population of 86,468 in 2010. More than 80 percent of the district’s residents identify as Black or African-American. 

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