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The streets that gave birth to hip-hop: One teenage photographer's incredible record of the 1970s Bronx and its musical pioneersdailymail.co.uk — By Alex Greig PUBLISHED: 23:41 EST, 17 June 2013 | UPDATED: 05:37 EST, 18 June 2013 Joe Conzo has a report card from 1972 that says, 'Joe Conzo is excelling in photography.' He was nine years old. The hobby continued into his teens as around him swirled gangs, drugs and social uprising.
today.com — 21 minutes ago Those friendly, fuzzy Muppets from "Sesame Street" have helped kids open up about all sorts of serious subjects, from hunger and divorce to military deployment. But they're now tackling a much more unexpected issue: incarceration. Meet Alex, the first Muppet to have a dad in jail.
colorlines.com — Think your senior quote in the yearbook was awesome? It wasn't. Because Jessica Lee's is the best thing ever. Angry Asian Man explains it: Drawing on her knowledge of the periodic table, the graduating high school senior's parting words of wisdom - published under her photo in the Garfield High School yearbook - appear to be a nerdy recitation of elements.
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