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Harlem by Jean F. Brierre

I have seen you suffer in the midst of winters, and your shadow erect amidst the street lamps has told me often of its hunger at the doors of the eating houses. I have seen you bleed at times on the sidewalks, and I have not heard your agony make complaint. I have seen you […]

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Radical Black Cities

Occupy Wall Street has provided a dramatic reminder that cities still matter as spaces of participatory democracy and engaged citizenship. Yet while Occupy was criticized for being too white, in the United States, Blackness, once synonymous with the urban, now stands in for disappearance. The migrations from north to south, the exodus from city to […]

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