Twenty-five years ago, I had the privilege of serving as editor of a new literary magazine called Eyeball. Since gracing its pages, our contributors have gone to win Pulitzers, Man Booker prizes and other awards.
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,