This is Mockingbird: Dear Atticus

Why reasonable people go stark raving mad when anything involving a Negro comes us, is something I don’t pretend to understand.

Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird


Hello To All Who Seek to Understand America’s “isms”:

If you’re interested having deeper conversations than Atticus Finch did about our country’s racial history, this is the newsletter for you! And, thanks to the generous support of patrons of Mockingbird’s Patreon project, it’s free! 

Mockingbird: Dear Atticus covers all the things Atticus said he didn’t pretend to understand – you know, things he could have understood if he’d only asked Tom or Calpurnia or the court’s balcony of Black witnesses.

But if you have questions or thoughts about all of our “isms”, here’s a way for you to regularly connect with history.

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