racism

Racist Wall Decor at Rice to Riches on Spring?

Posted March 15, 2012 at 6:18 am

A Boogie reader calls our attention to a questionably racist wall adornment inside Rice to Riches at 37 Spring Street.

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On the Old Bowery: The End of Chinatown

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:58 am

On this day in 1907, the New York Times printed an article that, in hindsight, teems with explicit racism.  Entitled “Chinatown Doomed to Make Way for Bowery Park,” the piece is a snapshot of how many cityfolk perceived Chinatown at the turn of the century.  The crux of the argument – replacing Chinatown with a […]

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