BRIC Stands With Our Black Community

A Letter From Our President:

In this moment of profound reckoning for our country, I'm stunned by having witnessed so brazenly the ongoing consequences of whiteness being weaponized against Black bodies. I grieve for the Black lives taken from us: George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and many others. I'm also pained by the toll COVID-19 has taken on our country, our city, our borough, and our neighbors. KEEP READING >>

If You Want Good...Equity in Community Media

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 10:30AM

Now, in a time when we are ALL mourning the destruction of black bodies on camera, there is something new in the air that is different. I believe that we are converging on a hopeful time when we can talk about equity with depth that has previously been too painful or too difficult. Now we must prepare ourselves for the difficult conversations, and the unusual efforts to make equity in community media more than a pursuit, we must make unusual efforts to actually be equitable. “If you waan good you nose haffi run”

Juneteenth to Freedom, My Grandmother and Me

Friday, June 19, 2020 - 9:30AM

“As my mother would tell me and her mother’s mother told her, Juneteenth was the day we received our freedom. It’s a way to honor my grandparents, and my great-grandparents, and my great-great grandparents who were slaves. We must honor the ancestors. That is why we celebrate.”

Celebrating Black History: A Highly Melanated Story

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:00PM

Meet PJ Ryan, Ushi, Blair Tate, and Chris Red, hosts of the Highly Melanated podcast which airs on Brooklyn Free Speech Radio. On this last day in the month of Black History, we wanted to highlight this extraordinarily talented quad who have funny and dynamic conversations centered around what People of Color face every day.

Dreams from a (Sheba) Legend, Celebrating Women's Herstory / History Month

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 7:00PM

"If I want to improve my life, I had to do the things that other people did to have a better life. Imagine your wildest dream—like the wildest dream you ever had—and then beyond that!" That was a short excerpt from this mini documentary, featuring Emmy-nominated filmmaker and B Free Award-winning producer, Sheba Legend in honor of Women's Herstory / History Month.

BRIC Receives 11 New York Emmy Award Nominations

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00PM

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, is pleased to announce that it has received 11 nominations for the 61st Annual New York Emmy® Awards. The nominations include nine for BRIC TV, the Brooklyn-focused nonprofit cable channel and digital network BRIC launched to acclaim in 2015, and two for shows produced through BRIC’s Brooklyn Free Speech Public Access initiative.

BRIC Receives 11 New York Emmy Award Nominations

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00PM

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, is pleased to announce that it has received 11 nominations for the 61st Annual New York Emmy® Awards. The nominations include nine for BRIC TV, the Brooklyn-focused nonprofit cable channel and digital network BRIC launched to acclaim in 2015, and two for shows produced through BRIC’s Brooklyn Free Speech Public Access initiative.

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