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Atlanta, inequality, Keisha Lance Bottoms and this strange fascination with an airport

Atlanta’s mayoral race is one of those stories I should have rapped about a long time ago. Just never got around to it. I couldn’t predict Keisha Lance Bottoms’ victory but I also didn’t think Vincent Fort — my choice … Continue reading

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NYPD COPS ENFORCE PARK SLOPE SEGREGATION

“Get out of the neighborhood” is what New York City Police Department officers told a group of Black teens over a patrol car loudspeaker in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, and called this human rights violation a crime fighting … Continue reading

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BILL LEE AND THE NEW BROOKLYN

There’s no doubt Brooklyn, or more specifically Fort Greene, is changing. For example, there was a church off DeKalb Avenue that used to hold services with its doors open so you can hear swinging Gospel tunes – and God’s word, … Continue reading

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