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Watching the Watchdogs

While the office of the public advocate may be designed as a watchdog position, its current low budget essentially makes it little more than a bully pulpit for politicians on the rise.

Big Mama’s Legacy

When Ebony first attended the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls in 2007, she had no idea what to expect and feared that she wouldn’t fit in.

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Kelly by the Numbers

Even as opposition to one of his staple policies grows, so too does Ray Kelly’s approval rating.

Seaside Stories

The streets of Brighton Beach are, among many other things, a runway of winter style. Under the shadows of the elevated B/Q train parades a vibrant safari of vermilion lipstick, glossy leather boots, and banded fur.

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The Brooklyn Rail

FEB 2013

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