Opinion: It is time to lay ‘brilliant at the basics’ to rest

By , Guest Columnist Updated: March 02, 2023 4:00 AM CT | Published: March 02, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

Anthony Siracusa

Anthony Siracusa serves as Senior Director of Inclusive Culture at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is the author of the Nonviolence Before King: The Politics of Being and the Black Freedom Struggle, and worked for former Mayor A C Wharton, Jr. in his private consulting practice, The A C Wharton Group, after Wharton left public office in 2016.

“There is nothing basic about racialized poverty and violence in Memphis. And there is nothing basic about the approach required to fix it.”


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