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Holiday Drip: Your Bronx-Inspired Apparel Gift Guide | The Bronx Brand

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Holiday Drip: Your Bronx-Inspired Apparel Gift Guide | The Bronx Brand
With the holidays fast approaching, don’t get caught slippin’ with your gift giving. Check out these Bronx-inspired gifts to spread some holiday cheer this season.

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8 Items that Capture the Spirit of Bronx Rap Lyrics | The Bronx Brand

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8 Items that Capture the Spirit of Bronx Rap Lyrics | The Bronx Brand

Here’s a look at 8 Bronx-Inspired pieces of apparel and Bronx-born rappers (and lyrics) to match your daily hustle. 

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A Response to Gentrification

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 Gentrification is rooted in the idea that areas can be "discovered" and then "made safe", through investment in infrastructure, for other people groups.  Now, this isn't primarily about race, although race does play a part in the gentrification process.  The reason why I don't want to highlight the racial aspect of Gentrification is because it perpetuates a couple of toxic ideas.  The first is that only white people have money, or achieved a certain economic status.  This encourages people who are not white to believe they are below white people in value, authority, or have to own certain brands (created by...

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