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A weekly reading of the magazine's "Comment" essay.


City Life

May 4th, 2015

Episode 340 of 406 episodes

In “City Life,” Jelani Cobb looks at what racism has done to Baltimore, where education, employment, health, housing, and policing have all broken down. Is this, he asks, what life in an American city should be?