Colbert King wrote a column recently for the Washington Post about the decline of black Republicans. Quoting a Wall Street Journal-NBC poll, he Continue reading
(This post is written by guest columnist, Hannah Kelly, in response to an op-ed piece in the Charleston Post and Continue reading
When the President spoke at Clementa Pinckney’s funeral last month, many were quick to call it historic, and I’m inclined to agree with them. My own experience of listening to the speech, however, is a different kind of history. This account has limited historic significance. It’s just a story I want to tell myself, an attempt to understand I’ve come to believe, about the present and the future.
Last week, a white supremacist gunned down nine black men and women in Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. The AME Continue reading
Vigils and prayer services and walks across a beautiful bridge have not magically made us whole, but they are a Continue reading
[UPDATE AND COMMENT: I wrote this essay yesterday – from Europe – before Governor Nikki Haley’s press conference at which Continue reading
Heartbreakingly sad, horrifying, frightening, senseless. And so forth. I feel so terrible about the mass shooting at AME Emanuel—a church Continue reading