Gary Younge: Farewell to America
Wednesday 1st July 2015,
, Photograph: Whitney Curtis/New York Times/Redux/eyevine
For the past couple of years the summers, like hurricanes, have had names. Not single names like Katrina or Floyd – but full names like Trayvon Martin or Michael Brown. Like hurricanes, their arrival was both predictable and predicted, and yet somehow, when they landed, the effect was still shocking.