How did I forget to post this beauty from #Boston? What a great city to call home for two months.
Sunday evening reading with a view. (at The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston)
“In February 1996, David Foster Wallace came to Boston. He was the not-quite recognized writer of the massive book, Infinite Jest, which was just beginning to capture the attention of reviewers, readers and a generation of writers. Chris interviewed David Foster Wallace on The Connection on WBUR in Boston, and told him he seemed to be living in between a moment of cultish obscurity and international artistic celebrity, perhaps even immortality.”
Reading and reading material.
- There are less than a quarter-million Black public school teachers in the U.S.—representing just 7 percent of all teachers in public schools.
- Approximately half of the Black population in the United States lives in neighborhoods that have no (<1%) White residents.
- In the five years before the Great Recession, the number of Black-owned businesses in the United States increased by 61 percent.
- A 2010 study found that 41 percent of Black youth feel that rap music videos should be more political.
Also, read Driven From New Orleans by John Arena. Delves into policy work and how the literal expulsion of people of color, specifically black residents, was made possible post-Hurricane Katrina.
I’m a sucker for colonnades.
Beautiful afternoon on Harvard’s campus. Look — big bookstores still exist! (at The Harvard Coop)
Bacon + Mac & Cheese burger. #heaven in #boston (at Boston Burger Company (Boylston St.))