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 The thirty-year-old photographer Joshua Woods grew up in Harlem’s Le Petit Sénégal, a small enclave along West 116th Street, where, as a child, he heard fly, gold-chain-rocking, elder male émigrés speak gloriously of easy black living and independence in Senegalese cities like Dakar or Pikine. Woods dreamed of seeing it for himself and, like many African-Americans, of tracing his roots back to Africa…   New Yorker

The thirty-year-old photographer Joshua Woods grew up in Harlem’s Le Petit Sénégal, a small enclave along West 116th Street, where, as a child, he heard fly, gold-chain-rocking, elder male émigrés speak gloriously of easy black living and independence in Senegalese cities like Dakar or Pikine. Woods dreamed of seeing it for himself and, like many African-Americans, of tracing his roots back to Africa… New Yorker

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The thirty-year-old photographer Joshua Woods grew up in Harlem’s Le Petit Sénégal, a small enclave along West 116th Street, where, as a child, he heard fly, gold-chain-rocking, elder male émigrés speak gloriously of easy black living and independence in Senegalese cities like Dakar or Pikine. Woods dreamed of seeing it for himself and, like many African-Americans, of tracing his roots back to Africa… New Yorker

 The thirty-year-old photographer Joshua Woods grew up in Harlem’s Le Petit Sénégal, a small enclave along West 116th Street, where, as a child, he heard fly, gold-chain-rocking, elder male émigrés speak gloriously of easy black living and independence in Senegalese cities like Dakar or Pikine. Woods dreamed of seeing it for himself and, like many African-Americans, of tracing his roots back to Africa…   New Yorker
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