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Why representation in media matters and why marginal voices have to be loud

Representation in media matters. It matters a hell of a lot. Here’s a recent New York Times article on the extreme lack of diversity in children’s literature. Perhaps this exclusivity, in which children of color are at best background characters, … Continue reading

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Alphabet City & Gentrification Revisited

45-51 Avenue B between 3rd and 4th Streets in the Alphabet City area of the East Village neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City. —¬†Beyond My Ken Let’s hit the wayback machine. Here’s a letter I wrote to the Village Voice … Continue reading

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