The RaceMan Blog

24 Aug
RaceMan ReCap August 17-24, 2014

Comparatively speaking, last week was almost calm, when weighed against the drama of the last few weeks. In Ferguson, Missouri, we saw the implementation, then removal of a curfew; the deploying, then recall of the Nation Guard; and the arrival of Attorney General Eric Holder. While some credited Mr. Holder’s arrival in Missouri as one

13 Aug
THE FIRE THIS TIME

This is how we live here. This is America. Every few years, like a volcano building up its purchase, we blow. The molten intensity of racism, injustice, authority, and humanity collide and in an instant we are reminded that for everything that has changed, absolutely nothing has changed. This time it’s not in the South.