Space for Hope: We’ve Shown That We Can Be Better

Brian E. Wish, PhD
Jun 3, 2020 · 6 min read
Courtesy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Mansfield High School students and adults guard the entrance to the school to prevent African-Americans from registering; a figure in effigy hangs from the flagpole in the background, 08/30/1956.

This is the story of my town. Amid our tragedy and unrest, maybe there is still reason to be optimistic about America.