In late August, residents of the Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn district received a mailer from Ben Akselrod that discussed the 50% increase in crime in the neighborhood.
Except, it read “negrohood.”
Akselrod released a statement calling the incident an “inadvertent error” and apologizing for “anyone who was offended by it.”
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