There was Gentrification on Every Corner
Even the poets bleed.

I entreat you to stay. . .
There was Gentrification on Every Corner
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Robin Williams, New York, 1998. Photograph by Irving Penn © The Irving Penn Foundation
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Peter Sebastian ph. Dutch - portrait
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66lanvin:

ALEK……….No.3
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"… the morning light can make the most vulgar things tolerable."
Donna Tartt, The Secret History (via rummaging4answersinthepages)
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lostinurbanism:

Diana Ross
Album Art
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"She has a mouth like unswept glass — when you least expect it she cuts you."
Junot Diaz, “Otravida, Otravez” (via tiredestprincess)
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taylormurch:

August Book Photo Challenge Day 14 - Back to School Reads
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labsinthe:

"Lichte Visionen" Oluchi Onweagba photographed by Ruven Afanador for Vogue Germany 1999
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rafi-dangelo:

We’re not people really.  Our concerns are not America’s concerns.  We are just here for entertainment. We’re a convenient treasure trove of limitless creativity to be pillaged, watered down, and re-purposed for White audiences and the people getting rich from bastardized stereotypes and simplified caricatures of everything we bring to the table have nothing to say when shit gets really real.
rafi-dangelo:

We’re not people really.  Our concerns are not America’s concerns.  We are just here for entertainment. We’re a convenient treasure trove of limitless creativity to be pillaged, watered down, and re-purposed for White audiences and the people getting rich from bastardized stereotypes and simplified caricatures of everything we bring to the table have nothing to say when shit gets really real.
rafi-dangelo:

We’re not people really.  Our concerns are not America’s concerns.  We are just here for entertainment. We’re a convenient treasure trove of limitless creativity to be pillaged, watered down, and re-purposed for White audiences and the people getting rich from bastardized stereotypes and simplified caricatures of everything we bring to the table have nothing to say when shit gets really real.
rafi-dangelo:

We’re not people really.  Our concerns are not America’s concerns.  We are just here for entertainment. We’re a convenient treasure trove of limitless creativity to be pillaged, watered down, and re-purposed for White audiences and the people getting rich from bastardized stereotypes and simplified caricatures of everything we bring to the table have nothing to say when shit gets really real.
rafi-dangelo:

We’re not people really.  Our concerns are not America’s concerns.  We are just here for entertainment. We’re a convenient treasure trove of limitless creativity to be pillaged, watered down, and re-purposed for White audiences and the people getting rich from bastardized stereotypes and simplified caricatures of everything we bring to the table have nothing to say when shit gets really real.
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