Clive Campbell Wants Slavery Reparations From Jay-Z, Of All People

Atlantic Yards: Activist Clive Campbell has filed a $5 billion suit against Bruce Ratner, Jay-Z, and Barclay’s bank. He’s suing for slavery reparations, because of alleged slave trade ties in the history of the bank. [NYO]
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Cleaning your dog’s poop is all about respect. Respecting yourself, that is. [Newyorkshitty]
Dumbo: If you want your short film to play on the big screen at Brooklyn Bridge Park, now’s the time to submit it to Movies With a View. No subtitles, please. [Dumbo NYC]

Gowanus: A cheap Comfort Inn here just got cheaper. You could almost, like, have your parents come visit now. [McBrooklyn]
Midtown: Three people were stabbed today on 45th and Fifth (OMG, that’s right by where you work) after a confusing scuffle. Diamonds were involved. [Gothamist]
Upper East Side: Ratner’s legal woes didn’t stop him from plunking down nearly $7 million for a brownstone on 62nd, far, far away from the Atlantic Yards. [NYO via Brownstoner]