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Derrick Z. Jackson

The return of the trees

By Derrick Z. Jackson
April 1, 2006

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DURING A journalism conference in Milwaukee in the summer of 2002, I took some colleagues to a soul food restaurant on the block I grew up on. We walked the block after dinner. It was a warm Thursday night. Children darted off porches. Mothers chatted on steps. Men conversed as they leaned on cars. All around, there was laughter and ... (Full article: 713 words)

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