I Know Why the Mockingbird Sings

Between America’s Blackness and Whiteness

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

Originally published by 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…