1001 Black Men #838


Back in April, I attended the Brooklyn Zine Fest. As soon as I arrived at Kennedy Airport, I knew I was going to experience Blackness in a very different way than during my daily life in Oakland, CA. In all honesty, as a person who grew up on Long Island, the Brooklyn of today feels very different than the Brooklyn I knew back then. My first tip off to how much the city has changed since my childhood–and how different it is from the Oakland, California of today–came while I was waiting at the baggage claim. There were Black people all around me, but the

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