Make Black History Personal: #13 One Picture Worth a Thousand N Words

One day in 1966, I was walking down the street in a neighborhood on the East side of Detroit and a little blonde boy, he couldn’t have been more than 7 years old, called out to me as I passed his front lawn – Hey nigger. It was the first time anyone had ever called me America’s most explosive and historically derogatory word and sadly, it wasn’t the last. I will never forget that day or the “punched in theRead more