A man talks of a trip to Philadelphia, but not the view of Camden across the Delaware River from his hotel room, nor the view of the Charles River as he crosses on the Alewife Bound Red Line from Boston South Station to Cambridge, Harvard Square . . . what more, no more, to say or to write, I … Continue reading Who are You to Imagine Being in Philadelphia is Better than Being Dead?
Day: March 19, 2015
Black is Black, I Want My Identity Back
The subtlest way African-Amricans have endured racism has been in the traditionally and inescapably framed identification of the people by race and only race, color, if we will, although everyone knows that neither black nor white are colors. Negro, colored, black; all of them preferable to using the term nigger, unless one were a Klansman, … Continue reading Black is Black, I Want My Identity Back