Feature • Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts
I went on a tour of Harlem, thinking it would be useful to know what the packs of visitors were being told. We met at the corner of 135th Street and Lenox, in front of the Schomburg Center, just two blocks from my building. The tour guide, a young white woman, began by asking the group to shout [...]
Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts is a journalist and essayist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, and Transition. Her first book, Harlem Is Nowhere: A Journey to the Mecca of Black America, is forthcoming from Little, Brown.
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