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ghetto bird

A police helicopter, especially one that monitors or patrols through particularly impoverished areas of a city. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. I didn't sleep at all because of that damn ghetto bird hovering over our neighborhood all night long!
See also: bird, ghetto


mod. super; cool. (Streets.) He called the iced out pimp 100 percent ghetto.

ghetto bird

1. n. someone who hangs around the [black] neighborhood. Sam is just a ghetto bird who has lots of skills but no job.
2. n. a police helicopter. I see the light. Some ghetto bird is headed this way.
See also: bird, ghetto

(ghetto) blaster

and (ghetto) box (ˈgɛdo blæstɚ and ˈgɛdo bɑks)
n. a huge portable stereo, often carried on the shoulder. (Associated with blacks.) Hey, turn down that ghetto blaster in here!
See also: blaster, ghetto

ghetto box

See also: box, ghetto

ghetto booty

n. big buttocks on a black woman. Look at that ghetto booty on that mama.
See also: booty, ghetto

ghetto sled

n. a junky car. He stood in front of some old ghetto sled, and said “Kizzle?”
See also: ghetto, sled
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The University of Chicago Press published The Ghetto two years later.
The Jews were thus segregated, but at the same time protected, within the Ghetto.
Ghetto Voices thrives when it goes beyond its lucid study of representational politics and draws broader connections between the texts in question and the shifting political climate in Germany.
Documents of German provenance can be used to trace the occupation authorities' decision making regarding the treatment of Soviet Jewry, but they provide few insights into how ghetto inmates themselves responded to deprivation and violence.
It depicts the transformation of the ghettos in Germany from spheres of political activism to spheres of cultural and artistic capital in which racialized boundaries still exist.
This deficit impacts poor blacks of the ghetto one way and middle-class black people another.
A Film Unfinished is constructed around silent footage filmed in the Warsaw Ghetto between 30th April and 2nd June 1942, two months before mass deportations to the Treblinka extermination camp commenced.
The rest of the homes in the ghetto do not even have water gauges, and the utility has just been charging them for 5 cubic meters of water every month by default, for a total of BGN 11.
The first valuable resource in investigating the situation of religious Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto is the "Oneg Shabbos" archive of Emanuel Ringelblum (1900-1944).
No one believed the original film was an accurate depiction of ghetto life.
TEL AVIV, July 5, 2010 (WAFA)0- Former Israeli pilot known for signing refusniks' letter hangs Palestinian flag on ghetto wall, writes, 'Free all ghettos,' Ynet reported Monday.
But, Ghetto is not a mere recording of daily life in the Warsaw Ghetto.
CDATA[ Archivists at the Museum of the Ghetto Fighters are working patiently, frantically, to find the remains of Jewish life in the Warsaw Ghetto.
I don't know why he is concerned about a student ghetto.
Janusz Korczak (YAH-noosh KOR-chak), a Jewish professor and author who runs an orphanage in the ghetto