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My Dad Warned Me About the Myth of Racial Progress. He Was Right.

My father, who grew up in the segregated South, reminded me how far we have to go

Protestors in New York City on June 1, 2020. Photo: Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images

A few days ago, I got a call from my father, Louis, and immediately felt a pang of anxiety. He was the one who called me several months prior, bawling, to let me know that my brother had died suddenly. I still haven’t…

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Drew Costley

Drew Costley

Drew Costley is a Staff Writer at FutureHuman covering the environment, health, science and tech. Previously @ SFGate, East Bay Express, USA Today, etc.