Praise for Lucy Ferriss's work:
“Vivid, compelling, as ineluctable as a Greek tragedy, A Sister to Honor illuminates the complexity of globalism's cultural disjunctions. . . . Lucy Ferriss's nuanced insight enables us to see this story from all sides -- a rare achievement.”
author of The Woman Upstairs
When I was growing up, in the 60s, other cities with racial tensions were burning: Chicago, Detroit, L.A. As St. Louis stayed relatively quiet, the people who brought me up credited the systems we had in place with the peace we saw around us. Now it’s 2014. Michael Brown has been gunned down. The grand jury has failed to indict. And Ferguson, inevitably, burns.
I'll send you a copy of my forthcoming American Scholar essay, "Meditation on a Rat," and after that, one or two updates a year when I have a new story or article coming out.