LEVEL Best Man 2020

Anthony Herron Jr. in his car in St. Albans, Queens, New York on November 24, 2020.
Anthony Herron Jr. in his car in St. Albans, Queens, New York on November 24, 2020. Herron spent many nights in his car in front of Jennifer McLeggan’s house to watch for any potential threats. Photos: Elias Williams for LEVEL

Jennifer McLeggan felt she was all out of options. The 39-year-old single mother and registered nurse had been racially harassed by her neighbor for the three years since she first moved into her Long Island house just outside of Queens, New York. And while the means of intimidation grew more…

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“This is some bullshit!” I said aloud to no one, as I watched a red dial draw circles on my iPhone screen before being replaced by a “Connection Error” message. It was Thursday morning, just after the stock market had opened for trading, and I’d lost count of how many…

A photo grid of Remy Ma, Datwon Thomas, Rob Markman, and Carl Chery with the title “40 Over 40”.
LEVEL’s 40 Over 40 panelists (clockwise from top left): Remy Ma, Datwon Thomas, Rob Markman, Carl Chery, Brian “B. Dot” Miller

40 Over 40

The last decade gave way to an interesting paradigm shift in hip-hop: Storied artists are transcending generational gaps, building careers that don’t necessarily flame out with age. You could blame it on the culture putting some miles on its odometer, with its most central figures in the driver’s seat and…

John Kennedy

Editor-in-Chief, LEVEL

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