The Ladder Up

“The term “inner city” has never provided an accurate map of racialized urban poverty—what’s inner about a geography that drifts with the people it stigmatizes?—but I’ve always found it vaguely spiritual, as if the city carries a secret close to its heart, and only poor people are privy to it.”

Source: VQR
Published: Dec 2, 2019
Length: 25 minutes (6,460 words)
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