Some in Brooklyn Against Naming Intersection After Slain Black FBI Agent

Some Bedford-Stuyvesant residents have decided they don’t want an intersection named after the first Black FBI agent killed in the line of duty.

The Brooklyn Board 3 voted to name the intersection at Claver Place and Jefferson Street after Special Agent Edwin R. Woodriffe. Woodriffe, 27, was killed in 1969.

According to The FBI Agents Association, Special Agents Woodriffe and Anthony Palmisano were shot and killed on January 8, 1969, by escaped federal prisoner Billie Austin Bryant, who...

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