One of our youth alumni and a student at Leon M. Goldstein High School for the Sciences, Rahmel Bailey (YLA 2015), is featured in this mini-documentary for the role he played in creating Goldstein’s first Black Student Union with one of his teachers.

They speak to the importance of teacher diversity, and having a safe cultural space for students to engage in important discourse. As a result, the two have paved a path for others at the school (Latinos, women, LGBTQ) to create spaces of their own.

This video is from BRIC TV— the first 24/7 television channel created by, for, and about Brooklyn. It is the borough’s source for local news, Brooklyn culture, civic affairs, music, arts, sports, and technology. BRIC TV features programming produced and curated by BRIC, an arts and media nonprofit located in Downtown Brooklyn, NYC.