All the Ways We Told You America Needed to Be Fixed

Black people have been telling America about itself for a long time. Someday it might listen.

Scott Woods
LEVEL
Published in
6 min readFeb 5, 2021

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James Baldwin at home in Saint Paul de Vence, France in September 1985. Photo: Ulf Andersen/Getty Images

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Very little about America surprises Black people. We are only startled by things…

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