The Education of Kevin Powell

Hamilton, O.J. Simpson, Orlando, Gun Violence, and What the 4th of July, Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the Dallas and Baton Rouge Police Shootings Mean to Me

by Kevin Powell, special to Utne Reader

Kevin Powell
Collage by Marinique Mora

 

“I think the first duty of society is justice.”
—ALEXANDER HAMILTON



“You’ve gotta give them hope. If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet destroy every closet door.”
—HARVEY MILK