Ben's note: Contributor Shelly Williams left Louisiana in 2006 to start a post-law-school graduate program of some sort. She finds herself in East Orange, NJ, which turns out to be worthy of stories and pictures.

Being white and southern in New Jersey, Part 3

December 05, 2006

My school celebrates xmas...


And Hanukkah...


And Kwanzaa.


Sleeping man on subway.


I can totally see Cathy shopping here.


Ben's note: Cathy is my mom. Merry Christmas to me! And did the Kwanzaa people just totally rip off the Hanukkah decorations, give them a paint job, and think we wouldn't notice?