Walking while black series [Link]

Pro-publica is publishing a series of articles about how blacks are being targeted while just walking down the street. WALKING WHILE BLACK Race can affect the enforcement of laws on a wide range of ordinary conduct, from driving to bicycling. Here’s our look at whether that kind of profiling is taking place with Jacksonville’s pedestrian... Continue Reading →

Should an author include descriptions of a character's race in a story? Well, yes and no. It depends. How's that for a wishy-washy answer? Here's my attempt to sum up a lively discussion that's taken place here, and here, and also here over the past couple of days. As I tuned into the communal wisdom,... Continue Reading →

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