Of Grits, Lox, and the SAT

Breakfast at a Tulsa Waffle House and the Trouble With Standardized Tests

Credit: lecroitg/Pixabay

Although it has grown quite a bit over the past few decades, in the mid-1980s, Tulsa, Oklahoma was a much sleepier place.

In some ways, it reminded me of my hometown, Nashville: hot and ever-prayerful, with churches dotting the landscape and defining much of the…



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Tim Wise

Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)