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Green is the New Black Redux

Majora CarterMajora Carter, in 2006, penned Green is the New Black, a concise, articulate portrait of the South Bronx, Hunts Point and New York City’s unequal policies in poor and non-privileged neighborhoods. It is still as powerful and poignant now as it was then. Give it a read!

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  1. This blog is an important community service for at least one reason. I had only red Ms. Carter in letters to the editor. This is actually the first essay I have ever read from her. Thanks Chuck for adding this nuance to my research on local green workers.


    • czvasser says:

      I consider this her “core” speech. Much like MLK gave his Dream speech many times, which reached its greatest audience at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Majora’s message comes through loud and clear in this. I have heard her give several iterations of this, but you are right, it is good to have the source document available.


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