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Stop Glamorizing the Hood, Please

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You know a hood when you see one if you’ve been blessed enough to walk its walls and inhale the perfume of lighters and childhood laughs that scatter and saunter across project and affordable housing rooftops — young staccato vocals flying high by graffiti that wrestles the bricks and stucco that adorns the tenements. The familiarity that rests in the feel…

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