Craig Washington: A reflection on Aretha

I am a child of the late 60s and early 70s. My people’s ongoing struggle for liberation was catapulted straight into the nation’s living room through newspaper headlines and evening-television bulletins. In hom...
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Craig Washington: Regarding Henri McTerry

“It was all about being free to express yourself and have a good time.” - Henri McTerry Years before I joined the reverse migration South, Atlanta had been dubbed the new Black gay mecca. Within a year of m...

Craig Washington: Scars to heal

They were dog tired that night arriving home after working the third shift at the warehouse. They laid their spent bodies down on the mattress in Anthony’s mother’s living room as they had done many times befor...