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Finding Keano, New York’s Most Elusive Subway Psychic

For years, the fliers of a mystic consultant named Keano have cast a spell over the New York City subway. They are as ubiquitous as they are understated, stuffed in seemingly every train. An all-seeing eye in a white pyramid gazes out over the morning commute.“Discover the Mystery of the Psychic,” Keano’s ads read. “The…

Hong Kong’s Jarring Protests: Clashes Fade, Then Flare Up Again

Asia Pacific|Hong Kong’s Jarring Protests: Clashes Fade, Then Flare Up AgainA photographer returned to streets where he documented rallies and confrontations over the past five months. His diptychs highlight life in the restive city as the antigovernment movement continues.Photographs by Lam Yik FeiWritten by Mike IvesOct. 31, 2019, 5:30 a.m. ETOn a sweltering afternoon in…

The Making of Mos Def’s ‘Black on Both Sides’

A year after releasing Black Star, his debut with Talib Kweli, a pre-Yasiin Bey Mos Def dropped another legendary record: 1999 solo effort Black on Both Sides. It was a tribute to his native Brooklyn that was in many ways the last great record of hip-hop’s golden age, at a time when the genre was…

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