Monday, January 17, 2011

TV Special On Gun Violence in Brooklyn

At least five teenagers were left wounded when gunshots erupted Friday night as spectators were streaming out of a basketball game at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. NY Times

We had just read the above news item when we got the word from BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn that there will be a Brooklyn Independent Television Special program focused on the effects of gun violence in Kings County.

The B.I.T. Special features a panel discussion with Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes, Senior Deputy District Attorney and Youth and Congregation Partnership program director Joan Gabbidon and B.I.T.’s Public Affairs producer Brian Vines. Charge it to the Game, a documentary sponsored by DA Hynes’ office will follow the discussion.

The show airs on Monday, January 31st at 2pm and 10pm and Tuesday, February 1st at 2pm and 11pm on BRIC’s BCAT TV Network on channels Time Warner 56, Cablevision 69, RCN 84 and in all five boroughs on Verizon 44.

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