Quartier de Brooklyn (New York)

Pays Drapeau des États-Unis États-Unis
Ville New York
Population 157 530 hab. ()
Coordonnées 40° 41′ 00″ nord, 73° 56′ 28″ ouest
Géolocalisation sur la carte : New York
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Bedford-Stuyvesant (abrégé en « Bed-Stuy ») est un quartier de New York, situé dans l'arrondissement de Brooklyn.

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Le quartier est limitrophe de celui de Clinton Hill.

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Le nom du quartier provient de Pieter Stuyvesant qui fut gouverneur de la Nouvelle-Amsterdam au XVIIe siècle.

Ce quartier est surtout reconnu grâce au célèbre rappeur The Notorious B.I.G..

« Bed-Stuy » est aussi le lieu de tournage de la série Tout le monde déteste Chris (2005-2009).

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  • Martha M. Place (1849 - 1899), meurtrière[30]
  • Henryk Siwiak, victime d'un homicide dans ce quartier le 11 septembre 2001, jour des attentats contre le WTC. L'affaire reste non élucidée.

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  1. Farley, Christopher John. Aaliyah: More Than a Woman, p. 20. Accessed July 2, 2016. Simon and Schuster, 2002. (ISBN 9780743455664). "She was born on January 16, 1979, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, but, at the age of four, her parents relocated to the Motor City where Aaliyah spent her formative years."
  2. Gill, Lauren. "Legendary Bed-Stuy rapper Big Daddy Kane performs outside former Albee Square Mall", The Brooklyn Paper, June 28, 2016. Accessed July 2, 2016. "Legendary Bedford-Stuyvesant-born rapper Big Daddy Kane entertained shoppers and commuters with a free show on Fulton Mall on Friday, and the wordsmith showed off just as much charisma as when he used to spit his rhymes in rap battles in Kings County’s streets, according to organizers."
  3. Lester, Paul. "No 344: Little Jackie; Today's new artist sounds like Lily Allen meets Lauryn Hill - seriously, what's not to like?", The Guardian, July 3, 2008. Accessed July 6, 2016. "Coppola's songs are as idiosyncratically infectious as Allen's, only instead of observations about life in LDN she's focused on the antics and mores of the Big Apple in general and the area surrounding her Bedford-Stuyvesant (Chris Rock's old stomping ground) apartment in particular."
  4. Weiner, Natalie. "Desiigner on His Difficult Past and How His No. 1 Hit 'Panda' Gave Him a Way Out", Billboard (magazine), June 9, 2016. Accessed May 1, 2017. "'Out' means out of Bedford-Stuyvesant, the Brooklyn neighborhood where Desiigner grew up."
  5. Vasquez, Emily. "Brooklyn-Born Rapper Is Arrested After Being Shot", The New York Times, October 18, 2005. Accessed October 7, 2007. "Mr. Jackson, raised in the Bedford–Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, became famous in late 2001 with his debut single, "I Can’t Deny It.""
  6. Martin, Douglas. "Richie Havens, Folk Singer Who Riveted Woodstock, Dies at 72", The New York Times', April 22, 2013. Accessed May 1, 2017. "Richard Pierce Havens was born on Jan. 21, 1941, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, where he grew up."
  7. Gavin, James. "'Stormy Weather'", The New York Times, July 17, 2009. Accessed May 1, 2017. "'I came from what was called one of the First Families of Brooklyn,' Horne explained. They shunned discussing the slave ancestry that had spawned them all — 'yet it was the rape of slave women by their masters which accounted for our white blood, which, in turn, made us Negro "society."' Home was an immaculate four-story brownstone in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant section."
  8. Pareles, Jon. "An Overdog to Root For", The New York Times, September 9, 2009. Accessed May 1, 2017. "His songs have told and retold the poverty-to-bling story of Shawn Carter, Jay-Z’s real name, who grew up in the tough Marcy Houses in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, and dealt drugs before turning to hip-hop."
  9. Tempey, Nathan. "Interview: Joey Badass Is Not Excited About Gentrification" - Gothamist, June 6, 2015. Accessed May 1, 2017. "Joey Badass grew up Jo-Vaughn Scott in Bedford-Stuyvesant."
  10. Eldredge, Barbara. "Norah Jones Is Renovating Her Movie-Worthy, Landmarked Cobble Hill Carriage House", Brownstoner, March 8, 2016. Accessed May 1, 2017. "Famous musician and Bed Stuy native Norah Jones is renovating the sweet Pacific Street stable she bought last fall."
  11. Ogunnaike, Lola. "A Flourish, and Lil' Kim Goes From Star to Inmate", The New York Times, September 20, 2005. Accessed October 19, 2007. "Ms. Jones spoke about her rise from Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, to stardom and about her deepening relationship with God."
  12. Mlynar, Phillip. "Q&A: Maino On Growing Up In Bed-Stuy, Hearing Rumors About Himself, And His Song That Isn't About Lil Kim", Village Voice, February 27, 2012. Accessed May 1, 2017. "For the early part of his career, the Bedford-Stuyvesant-born Maino was better known as another New York City rapper with a nefarious background (he saw out a ten year jail bid for attempted kidnap) who traded in block-corner crime rhymes to the extent that he was as much someone in the street who also happened to rap as anyone approaching an artist."
  13. Avalone, Blake. "Memphis Bleek and the Young Gunz", DUB (magazine), May 16, 2005. Accessed July 2, 2016. "For years, fans came to recognize the gritty Bleek as an heir to Jay’s throne. With consistently impressive rhymes focusing on the contrast between the grim realities of the Bedford Stuyvesant streets and the glitz and glamour of a recording career, Memphis Bleek did not disappoint."
  14. Torres, Andre. "Ali Shaheed Muhammad – About", Linear Labs, Accessed February 27, 2019. "The soft-spoken and contemplative Brooklyn native began a life of music at an early age, spending years DJing parties in his Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood before co-founding Tribe in 1985."
  15. Staff. "Harry Nilsson's Childhood HomeThe childhood home of one of America's greatest unsung troubadours still stands in a much changed Brooklyn neighborhood", Atlas Obscura. Accessed June 17, 2017. "The crooner was born to a poor family in the Bed-Stuy section of Brooklyn on June 15th, 1941. He lived on the top floor of 762 Jefferson Avenue, a simple Romanesque Revival-style apartment building constructed in 1901, until the family fled to California a decade later."
  16. "The 100 Best Opening Lines in Rap History, Part 2: 50 - 1", in ComplexMusic, February 21, 2013, as accessed September 15, 2013.
  17. Bed-Stuy, « Biggie's 'One-Room Shack' in Bed-Stuy Now up for Sale - Real Estate - Bed-Stuy, NY Patch »,, (consulté le )
  18. "Jackie Gleason", United Press International. Accessed October 25, 2013.
  19. Staff. "On This Day In Comedy… In 1965 Kadeem Hardison Was Born!", Humor Mill, July 24, 2015. Accessed May 1, 2017. "Actor, director, Kadeem Hardison was born in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn New York."
  20. Staff. "Tracy Morgan On Being 'The New Black'", National Public Radio, October 22, 2009. Accessed July 23, 2010.
  21. Osterhout, Jacob E. "Chris Rock's New York: As his documentary 'Good Hair' is set to open, a tour of his hometown", New York Daily News, October 3, 2009. Accessed October 25, 2013.
  22. Grimes, William. "Frank McCourt, Whose Irish Childhood Illuminated His Prose, Is Dead at 78", The New York Times, July 19, 2009. Accessed May 1, 2017. "Francis McCourt was born Aug. 19, 1930, on Classon Avenue on the edge of the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, where his Irish immigrant parents had hoped to make a better life."
  23.,-Shirley-Anita-(C000371)/ CHISHOLM, Shirley Anita], United States House of Representatives History, Art & Archives. Accessed July 6, 2016. "Elected in 1968 because of her roots in the Bedford–Stuyvesant neighborhood, Chisholm was catapulted into the national limelight by virtue of her race, gender, and outspoken personality."
  24. Berkow, Ira. "BOXING; Breland Returns to Ring Modestly in Brooklyn", The New York Times, January 28, 1996. Accessed July 2, 2016. "Breland was back in Brooklyn, where he had started his career, coming out of the tough Tompkins projects in Bedford-Stuyvesant and going on to become a five-time New York Golden Gloves champion, the 1984 Olympic gold-medal champion, and twice the world's welterweight champ."
  25. Segal Jonathan B. "Foul!", The New York Times, March 26, 1972. Accessed May 1, 2017. "To fill in the details a bit, Hawkins, the subject of Foul!, was a great black schoolyard basketball player from New York's Bedford‐Stuyvesant section who became, in the jivin', hand‐slapping, pressure‐cooker world of ghetto ball, a revered figure for his spectacular and flashy play."
  26. "Willie Keeler Dies of Heart Disease"", The New York Times, January 2, 1923. Accessed October 29, 2013.
  27. Harpaz, Beth J. "A Guide to Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn", The Associated Press, April 10, 2013. Accessed October 25, 2013.
  28. Mike Tyson Summary (lire en ligne)
  29. Beck, Howard. "PRO BASKETBALL; Wilkens Denies He Was Asked to Go", The New York Times, September 28, 2005. Accessed November 20, 2007. "A native of Brooklyn's Bedford–Stuyvesant neighborhood, Wilkens had added motivation to succeed in New York, which made leaving so quickly that much tougher."
  30. "Put to Death: Mrs. Place Made No Scene in the Electric Chair", The Reading Eagle, March 20, 1899. Accessed October 29, 2013.