Cecil Brown

Brown, a novelist and professor at UC Berkeley, was recruited by Judith Moore to write for the Reader.

Articles by Cecil Brown

Bill Virchis Makes Good With Curvy Women

West Hollywood, Paramount Studios Friday, January 5, 1:00 p.m. Any minute Norman Lear will walk through that door. We are sitting in the Michael Douglas Room, in the Jerry Lewis Building at the Paramount Film ...

Hispanic girls compare taggers, cholos, ravers

San Diego's Black Orchids

The Nickelodeon Cinema, I Street, Chula Vista. Ten o’clock Friday night. "Hello,” I say to three Chicana girls as we come away from the ticket “Are you going to see Mi Vida Loca? They nod. ...

My hair isn't just woolly, it's nappy too and thick and wiry and stubborn

How to find a good black barbershop in San Diego

Many methods have been developed, including straightening the hair with harsh chemicals, such as lye, or pressing it with a hot iron. But the most effective is to comb it out and clip it with scissors.

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