Identity

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Skateboards and Black expression

God bless the New York Times.  The paper of record for the country has provided further evidence of the cultural shift taking place.  Another indication of the change in sensibilities among Afric...
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Black Skaters

Heading to the train tonight, I came across these two young men on the corner of Union Square West, skateboards in hand, engaged in a lively discussion.  Darrell (left) and Jason kindly agreed to pose f...
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Naming Is Framing

When I was running PR for the BRC, I can’t remember “nigger” or its variations being used between Black folks in the scene.  Maybe it was a strong sense of community.  Perhaps it was gratitude for tha...
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Barack Obama is Black rock

The system break man, child, and women into figuresTwo columns for who is, and who ain't niggaz                --Mos Def, “Mathematics” from Black on Both Si...