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Audrea Lim

Stop and Frisk

It is a strange moment in New York City’s history. While media outlets across the nation ruminate about a post-racial America, it seems abundantly clear that racial profiling by the NYPD continues to occur on a regular basis.

Chinatown Resistance: The Struggle Against Rezoning and Gentrification in Lower Manhattan

On November 9, 2008, the Chinese Staff and Workers Association held a meeting in anticipation of the final City Council hearing on the East Village/Lower East Side rezoning plan. Organizer Wah Lee stood before a tightly squeezed audience of workers affiliated with the organization and members of New York’s Chinese-language press.

MAYER HAWTHORNE: Not Through Playin' the Fool for Love

he legend of Mayer Hawthorne tells of him recording the demos that became A Strange Arrangement as a bit of a joke. He was Andrew Cohen and DJ Haircut then, and he had neither done much singing before, nor intended to shop the demos around to labels at all.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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