When Facts Don’t Matter: Writer Equates Soot-Covered Coal Miners With Blackface

[guest post by Dana] Rashaad Thomas, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, poet and essayist has opined that a photograph hanging in a Phoenix restaurant that captures coal miners with their soot-blackened faces sharing a beer after work made him feel threatened: … Then a photograph caught my attention.

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