Harlem 101

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I love Harlem. It is one of my favorite places on this planet. If every single thing I ever had to do was in Harlem, I don’t think I’d mind.

But, little by little things are changing. And I’m not saying it’s a bad thing. Nor am I saying it’s a good thing. I’m just saying I’m not so sure anymore.

The people aren’t the same, neither is the environment.

I’d be a liar if I said I didn’t like it. But, I’d lie even more if I said I wasn’t scared. Change is good. Change means improvement. Yet, it also seems to have a reputation for short-changing the poor, powerless, and unprotected.