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Wear Your Hoodie To Work

by Zach Chassler

The first time the Trayvon Martin story hit me hard was when I heard it on FOX News. Before then, I only knew the basics: another unarmed Black kid had been shot dead by someone who thought he was carrying a weapon when in fact all he was packing was something harmless – in this […]

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This Space For Rent

by Zach Chassler

I got my first tattoo in 1993 from a guy named Ram who operated illegally out of a Boston walk up. He was a friend’s ex and I paid him in one hundred unmarked single dollar bills for a tattoo that reads “Las Vegas,” has a topless showgirl on it, a poker hand, and a […]

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