The “New Black”

“The now-cool-for-black-people list: skateboarding, listening to rock music, wearing clothes that fit, being the token black guy.” ~Anonymous I went to a Dave Matthews Band concert once. It seems like ages ago now. It was back in the time when I was hyper aware of race (when am I not?) and I kept looking around … Continue reading The “New Black”

These Front Doors

Front doors are for show around here. In winter the wreaths come out and adorn them, sprucing up their usually lifeless bodies for a month or two before going back into the attic for another year. Summer brings a fresh paint job — sometimes white, sometimes blue — and as people pass they gasp in … Continue reading These Front Doors