New York Times: Farewell to Chocolate City


Photo by Stephen Crowley of the New York Times

In my essay in the New York Times Sunday Review from June 2012, I wax nostalgic about the end of Washington, D.C.’s majority-black status. This piece boiled down many of the arguments from my book, “Go-Go Live.” To me, go-go is like the rose that grew in concrete–against all odds.