Urban gardening is a departure point for learning about land and relationships, as well as food, consumer culture and social activism.
In protecting their children, low-income Black mothers risk being viewed as irrationally overprotective and simultaneously neglectful.
Gentrification is not the only path for improving urban neighborhoods. A cleanup in Brooklyn and Queens offers another, more inclusive model that scholars have dubbed 'just green enough.'
In New York City, hair salons are one of the few cultural spaces for Dominican women to bond. But they also perpetuate legacies of racism and colonialism.
The fashionistas aren't flocking there yet but things are happening in Brick City – especially when it comes to education policy.