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The Thanksgiving After Mama Died

Posted November 21, 2012 by Carolyn Edgar

From the time I left home for college at 18 until the year of her death, I’d always gone back to her home in Detroit for Thanksgiving. Now what would I do?

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The Neuroses of a Privileged White Educator

Posted November 12, 2012 by Michael Lipkowitz

A Bronx educator asks himself, ‘Am I part of the White Savior Industrial Complex?’

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Cars damaged by pier planks on 20th Street and Avenue B by Stuyvesant Town after Hurricane Sandy. Photo courtesy of Flickr/Marianne O'Leary
Hurricane Sandy

After Hurricane Sandy, A 7-Mile Walk Home

Posted November 5, 2012 by Amanda Moses

Stranded on the Lower East Side for a few days, I had very few other choices.

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In Sea of White & Asian Students, A Lone Black One

Posted October 6, 2012 by Jose Vilson

The teacher made it obvious that he didn’t think I belonged in the honors class.

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The First Time I Encountered a Subway Grinder

Posted September 19, 2012 by Carolyn Edgar

A court has ruled that sexually grinding against an un-consenting person on a packed subway car is not a felony. Here’s why it should be.

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