I Know Why the Mockingbird Sings

“Behind the Myth of Benevolence” by Titus Kaphar (2014).

Originally published by The Republic on March 1, 2019.

How would one describe America now? How could one? To do so is as much an exercise in contradiction as self-incrimination. From which stories, which facts, which heroes and villains should the collective American story be narrated? Where does truth reside in…

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Aarshin Karande

Aarshin Karande

Audience & Narrative Advocate — Writes about tech policy, beliefs, and global affairs. Studied at LSE, Oxford, and UW Bothell. Indian Classical musician.