Danger in Brownsville

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  • 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
  • Brownsville Deadliest Neighborhood In New York
  • Another Inocent Child Killed
  • About Brownsville

Can Demographics Influence Crime?

Dominated by 18 NYCHA public housing developments, the poverty level in Brownsville is one of the highest in New York City, with 48 percent of people receiving income support or some form of public assistance.

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