Go-Go: Soul Of Washington, Slipping Away | Washington Post


Here is a  op-ed essay I published in the Washington Post’s Sunday Outlook section in response to the news that Washington, D.C. police partly credited surveillance of go-go musicians for the drop in murders in the nation’s capital.  I look at many of the themes that will be in my book, about go-go’s role in D.C. history, and it’s future under rapid-fire gentrification where it is a convenient scapegoat. I also hung out with a Post videographer and photographer at the go-go capturing video and sound. Bottom line: The conga player didn’t do it! Read it HERE.