"That is who we are-- to be black, and successful in any way, is to box lefty. In many old societies, the left-hander is seen as cursed. But anyone from the street--or anyone who's watched tape of Ali-Norton--knows that the unorthodox fighter can be dangerous. To box lefty, It is to have a different way of grappling with the world, a different way of seeing. The trick is not letting it be your only way of seeing...."
-a passage from ta-nehisicoates's column in the Atlantic. Simultaneously, the article refers to the first season of Mad Men and race, but it is one of the best reads I have in a long time.