“If you can convince the lowest white man he’s better than the best colored man, he won’t notice you’re picking his pocket. Hell, give him somebody to look down on, and he’ll empty his pockets for you.”
— Lyndon Johnson
So; the cover and table of contents for The Malahat Review issue 193, which my creative nonfiction piece “The Sweater” will be in, is up!
You can see it here.
Laquan McDonald and the ‘System’
You see, we as a society make choices about what and whom we value and ask police departments and judicial systems to put those values into action. Police shootings are simply an extreme example of our disparity in valuation.
Read the rest here.