The Bronx is Burning

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30 Mar 2016

Second Generation Broke-Ass: This Is Why I Grew up Broke

“I wasn’t poor; I was po’ I couldn’t afford the O-R” – Big L, “Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous” I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in my mouth. If I had, my father would’ve pawned it to pay the rent. No joke. I was alive back when rent

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 1
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09 Apr 2015

Rent Is Too Damn High in New York City…even for Toys “R” Us

For most New Yorkers rental payments come too soon and the cost cannot make up for what their paychecks can account for. City life has always been about connections, culture, and easy access to transportation and health care. But few people thought that this would come at the great cost of unbearable living spaces. Apartment sharing, unsafe

Jennifer Nilenie - The Destitute-Social Critic 0