eternal-scandal asked:

And also, just a side note, you don't have to publish this but I really hope you don't place me in the category with racist white people. We live in a fucked up world where people thrive off of assumptions and if everyone just let their close minded thoughts go, we wouldn't have any judgement or hate.

whitepeoplesaidwhat answered:

Clearly you can’t respect the fact that this space is not for you, so yes I am placing you in this category.

- Eniola

really tryna get a pat on the back

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Jamel Shabazz: Street Photographer

Charlie Ahearn’s Film Retraces a Moment in New York Style - Video 1 / / 3

As a teenage photographer in early 80s East Flatbush, Brooklyn, Jamel Shabazz set out to document the then nascent movement of hip-hop. Through the iconic style of his MCs, neighborhood kids and gang members, the unequivocal attitude of New York’s youth was recognized as the calling card of the city’s creative renaissance. Published in 2001, Shabazz’ first book Back In The Days was celebrated as an exhilarating snapshot of the times, and his visual flair has been brought to life in a new documentary by the legendary hip-hop historian and director, Charlie Ahearn.  “On the cover of Jamel’s book were two young men on 42nd Street. They were captured posing in such strong form as a kind of respectful bulwark against all the chaos that you see around them on ‘The Deuce,’” explains Ahearn, the notable filmmaker also responsible for the classic old-school movie, Wild Style. “I immediately knew that here was an original artist for our time.” [1]

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