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Kate Greer

Skipping Rope

Double Dutch is a cross section of culture and athleticism, play and performance. It’s like inserting yourself in a rope Rototiller.

Bloomberg Says His Prayers

While Fernando Ferrer is getting a lift from Bill Clinton, Mike Bloomberg is getting his from the Lord. On a recent Sunday in Bed-Stuy, Bloomberg sits among the congregation at Cornerstone Baptist Church alongside Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. In a crowd of myriad browns, the two undersized Jewish men absorb the sermon of Reverend Lawrence E. Aker, III.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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