In loving, living memory, John Melançon 1928 – 2007
We either value African life, understand a black life as equal to a white life and the poor as equally deserving as the wealthy – or we do not.
Read Mukoma Ngugi's article which makes clear the reasons radical change is needed for the people of Africa (even more than most of the world), and why this is the appropriate spot:
It's a book. On paper. Find a copy, and read it.
Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America's Class War
Copyright © 2007 by Joseph L. Bageant
(TODO: I have got to get this in a CCK type that formats for some microformat or semantic markup that formats for "book review"— and I guess I should make this into an actual Book review, also.)
While ordering the book (which you can do through his site) you can read the author's blog: