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  • Writer's pictureCurtis Ackie


Looking the Other Way: a study of Black middle-class complicity in maintaining a poor and 'invisible' under-class.

"Dem doh like fi see ghetto yute win so..." - Chronic Law

"If you don't tell your story they gon' tell it for you

Who's on the panel that's a rebel for you?" - Ghetts

"I'm from a place weh dem despise uneducated yutes like dem cyaa use talent

And den di system tek di smartest yutes outta di ghetto and mek use a dem

and lef di ghetto undeveloped fi mek news again." - Rytikal

"Boydem wan man feel, dem nah wan man free, dem nah wan man win." - Popcaan

Rene Magritte, Not to be Reproduced (1937)


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