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The Truth About Being a Black Woman in a Liberal City

Dispatches from a disingenuously “progressive” city that still appears to have a race problem

Illustration: Khabirah Osayame

II had to kneel to tighten my shoelace before beginning my long-distance run from 120th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue toward Central Park North. From the sidewalk, I looked up at yet another new, partially completed…




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Lakeya Omogun, Ph.D.

Lakeya Omogun, Ph.D.

Writer | Professor | Speaker | I write about identity, culture, and language. www.lakeyaomogun.com

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