A great crowd turned out at Boston’s Huntington Theatre Company. I read “Ballad Of Birmingham” by the late, great Dudley Randall.
Michael Brown’s 2014 shooting in Ferguson, Mo., and the subsequent protests drew St. Louis to the forefront of our racial conversation. St. Louis,
Jabari Asim is an Associate Professor of Writing at Emerson College, Executive Editor of The Crisis, the NAACP’s magazine, and the author of twelve books, including The N Word: Who Can Say it, Who Shouldn’t and Why; What Obama Means; and A Taste of Honey.