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STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

“And that is how change happens. One gesture. One person. One moment at a time.” – Libba Bray I was bummed when “Straight Outta Compton” received only one Oscar nomination this year. I’d grown up in Compton, had attended Compton … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS IN COMPTON

“Many household food memories are a mixture of conviviality and tension.” — Janet Flammang, A Taste for Civilization I was a miserable child, made more miserable by my embarrassment at being fat and used to listen in astonishment when adults … Continue reading

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