On the eve of the 23rd anniversary of the 1991 Crown Heights riots, leaders condemned recent assaults.
Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind continues to face backlash from his blackfaced Purim costume.
"It's Purim! People dress up!" Assemblyman Dov Hikind said in defense of dressing up in blackface.
Scores of protesters took to the streets in Crown Height amidst outrage over alleged police brutality
Levi Aron was sentenced to 40 years to life on Wednesday in the kidnapping and murder of Leiby Kletzky.
Levi Aron is expected to plead guilty next week to murdering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky last year.
The initiative was named after the 8-year-old who was kidnapped and killed last July.
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