1001 Black Men–#552




















Peet’s Coffee, Market St. near Castro, San Francisco, CA. I loved that this guy was wearing an autumn-style sweater vest and blazer ensemble in late Spring.

Ajuan Mance

PS: Every time I see someone with a gap in his (or her or their) teeth I think of the Wife of Bath from The Canterbury Tales. In The General Prologue to the Tales, poet Geoffrey Chaucer describes her as “gat-tothed.” I might be the only in Black person in America who can look at a 21st-century Black man and be reminded of a 14th-century white woman.


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