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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Baltimore Writer Dwight Watkins on Poverty and Pop Culture

Dwight Watkins in the WYPR lobby.
Credit Dwight Watkins

Sheilah Kast talks with Dwight Watkins about poverty and pop culture

Baltimore writer Dwight Watkins published a piece in the online magazine Salon this week about the isolating effects of poverty in the East Baltimore neighborhoods where he grew up. Sheilah Kast talks with him about how some in East Baltimore are "too poor for pop culture."

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