Convergence / Politics / Vol 3. No. 1

Dred Scott’s Blues: Three Meditations

1. In 1853, perhaps twenty-five minutes away from where I write this, the case that became Dred Scott v. Sanford began deliberations in what we now call the Old Courthouse in St. Louis, Missouri. Today, not only does the Old Courthouse sit near the banks of the Mississippi River, but […]