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The Cultural Matrix: Understanding Black Youth

The Cultural Matrix:  Understanding Black Youth

by Orlando Patterson with Ethan Fosse (editors),
The Florida Courier, December 26, 2014

Growing up in the projects of Crown Heights, New York was “normal living,” according to Juan, a 27-year-old African-American who works in the civil service sector. “I mean street drugs, bodies, murders, I mean to me all of this was the typical lifestyle out there.”

 

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