Why Is That White Lady Screaming at Me?

Maybe it’s a black-man-walking-around-a-European-city thing.

Illustration: pixabay/Prawny

Last Sunday, I was about one-quarter of the way through a brisk early morning walk around Kiev, Ukraine, when the strangest interruption interrupted the scariest one. I’d just ascended to the top of a challenging incline when, suddenly, anxiety grabbed me by the chest and started dragging me to…