“I am convinced that most people do not grow up… We marry and dare to have children and call that growing up. I think what we do is mostly grow old. We carry accumulation of years in our bodies, and on our faces, but generally our real selves, the children inside, are innocent and shy as Magnolias.” —Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter
A police commission has concluded that Mark Duggan...
To The Experts!: Reasons for the Riots →
Camila Batmanghelidjh: Caring costs – but so do riots (The Independent) London has woken up to street violence, and the usual narratives have emerged – punish those responsible for the violence because they are “opportunist criminals” and “disgusting thieves”. The slightly more intellectually curious might blame the trouble on poor police relations or lack of policing. Nina Power: There is a...