By John W. Fountain | Chicago Sun Times | 1 week 1 day ago | Chicago, IL
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I get blacker as the days go by, the smoldering summer sun baking my skin a shade or two darker than my winter hue. I am completely free in my annual metamorphosis — “Wakanda” free — even if I realize that my freedom is a state of mind, freedom not yet having arrived for the black and brown masses in America.
“Stay black!” I can still hear a former newspaper colleague in Washington, D.C., sometimes...