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Cornelius Minor thinks that the fuel behind inequality in the U.S. isn’t just the people making the decisions. It’s the systems set in place to keep people divided, immobile, and illiterate. So, what exactly does a modern hero look like?   First off, how long have you been in New York? Over 30 years! Could you tell us a bit about your family and their experience emigrating from Liberia? Oh my gosh, my family is amazing....
As innovative startups reinvent life as we know it, how has work style adapted to match a modern, constantly redefined work culture? We chatted with four game-changers in their respective fields whose work clothes amplify their brand and inspire boundless creativity in their business. All photos were taken at The Yard: South Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s newest workspace for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and creatives. Dani Dufresne, Founder & Executive Producer at The Auxiliary Co. The Auxiliary is a production consultancy,...
The transformative power of storytelling, in all of its forms, is no secret. But what if the stories we hear most don’t reflect the diversity of our community? And what if the stories that need to be told don’t reach those who need to hear them? We chatted with EV Fitzgerald, member of The Yard coworking space in Gowanus, Brooklyn and creative entrepreneur within the LGBTQ community, to hear how she’s paving the way for...
Another day, another new series to binge or film to see. As Netflix, Amazon and HBO re-define how we watch TV and MoviePass upends the film industry, it’s clear we’re looking for more and more stories: from summer blockbusters to updated beloved classics to expansive mini-series to powerful documentaries and biopics. To understand why we’re so drawn to film, we asked a few of Brooklyn-based filmmakers for their thoughts on the power of storytelling...

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