Tag Archives: voting rights

Selma’s Bloody History

Gregory Orr’s poem recalls his arrests in Alabama in 1965.

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Bigger Thomas, Clarence’s Shadow

“Native Son,” 75 years old, is Justice Clarence Thomas’ favorite novel. I theorize that Bigger Thomas is the justice’s destructive shadow.

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