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bm153 Kitschification of 911

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Catching Up On Newark Related Issues

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As many of ye blog readers know, yours truely was born and raised til his teen years in the ironbound section of the city of Newark, New Jersey. I often feel like the least likely candidate to be someone who came from Newark, especially when so many people around the world equate the city with violence, poverty, and the Sopranos. And while I love watching the Sopranos and the title sequence does get me nostalgic, today as I listen to radio open source, I listened to the words of one of the US’s greatest authors of all time, which reminded me of the city that shaped my childhood and to a larger extent, the life-course of my family from the late 60’s to the present.… Read Full Text