Our national conversation on Hurricane Harvey should be much like those about Charlottesville, Va., or Flint, Mich. But as the Houston area braces for much more flooding, that won’t happen until receding floodwaters reveal the dangerously gaping holes of disparity between white haves and black have-nots. Right now the nation just sees flooding and burly, […]

Solomon Jones writes, “Some seem to believe that it is incumbent upon black people to remain silent when police unjustly beat, shoot, or otherwise harm us. If we dare to speak up about such treatment, then we are deemed responsible for whatever negative actions occur afterward.”

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