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Betsy O’Donovan, an adjunct instructor at the School of Journalism retells the story of being mugged in this opinion piece for The Boston Globe.

“Maybe the only point of universal agreement in post-Trayvon Martin, post-Michael Brown, post-Tamir Rice America is that this country is almost as uncomfortable with complexity as it is with black teenagers. I won’t compare my jerk mugger with those kids in any way except their age, race, and sex, but when those demographics collide with American culture and institutional racism, young, black manhood is destroyed in a stunning variety of ways.”

Read the full story at The Boston Globe