By Lydia Green (she/her), activist, organizer, and ITF Founding Member, Policy/Education Co-Lead

For a long time, I internalized the idea that to support others was to put aside my own struggles. As someone who experiences both privilege and oppression, I thought that I had to split myself into pieces for…


By Kathryn Boland, ITF Comms Co-Lead and Founding Member

New York City’s 2021 Democratic primary races have wrapped up — the first races that ITF endorsed in. The local activism group formed in May of 2020, so this first endorsement cycle involved creating an endorsement process from scratch. How did we go about that? What questions did we have…


Endorsing in the spirit of a diverse and progressive city —

In The Fight’s First Endorsement Slate

Members of ITF NBK and other community members gather to inform voters about Sandy Nurse and Jen Guitterez for Council.

Just over a year after officially launching as a grassroots organization focused on advancing progress politics in North Brooklyn, In The Fight has released our first ever full slate of endorsements for key…


Permission to do bad: the Republican ethos

By Matt Duell, ITF Founding Member

At the most fundamental level, our morality is communicated through the stories we tell. …


The words “We remember the 50,000 New Yorkers that we’ve lost” with a sunset over New York City buildings

Just over a year ago, in early March of 2020, the WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic — and our lives drastically changed. New York City locked down, as did much of the nation. Soon enough, New York City became an epicenter of the virus in the US — and arguably…


Last night in Atlanta, a man murdered eight people at three different spas, six of them Asian women. In The Fight North Brooklyn sends our deepest sympathies to the families and community of the victims. We also send strength, love, and solidarity to our Asian and Asian-American neighbors here in…


By Kathryn Boland, ITF NBK Founding Member and Communications Team Co-Lead

As I write this in early November, 2020, election results are trickling in. The votes we’ve counted (not all of them yet) far surpass the votes cast in any other US election. Yet the rates of eligible voters who’ve…


The results are finally in: we have at least gotten some of the results that we hoped for and worked towards this past year. Trump has lost, Democrats have kept the House, and there is still potential to take the Senate after the run-offs in Georgia. In a historic moment…


By Matt Duell, ITF Founding Member and Electoral Team Co-Lead

“Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

“You either die a hero, or live long enough to see yourself become the villain.” — The Dark Knight

“It’s hard to put a leash on a dog once you’ve put a crown on…


Dancers in low lighting, wearing black unitards, reach in different directions and intertwine their bodies.

“People are homeless and hungry, and local governments are broke — why should we pay for you to write slam poetry and make weird performance art?” — if you’re in the arts sector, you’ve not only heard something like that, it’s how it most often feels like the world sees…

In The Fight NBK

In The Fight is committed to the advancement of progressive politics that leads to structural change in our current social, political, and economic structures.

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