My father said he survived two wars; one in Vietnam, the other on the streets of Baltimore. My father, Larry Grandpre, was a narcotics officer for over 20 years in
Editorial Note This piece is designed for people who at least have a functional understanding of The Wire (i.e. have watched all 5 seasons). Also, the piece contains (mild) spoilers.
While Blacks have always dealt with inequality in America, two major events changed the context through which Blacks narrated their experiences of this systemic oppression. 1st The Election of the