I’m a Southern journalist and author. After a quarter century in Atlanta, I’ve relocated to Athens, Georgia, where I serve as adviser to The Red & Black student news organization and teach part-time at the University of Georgia.

My own work focuses on urban planning and development, civil and human rights, and social and economic justice. I’m at work on my fourth book — about a historically disastrous fire in Atlanta. (No, not the one you’re thinking of.)