History means remembering, but it also involves forgetting. The hurly-burly of daily life is gradually shaped into a tidy tale of causes and effects, heroes and villains — much as a jagged stone is smoothed under rushing water.
"Racial Segregation Doesn’t Just Belong to the South. It Belongs to All of Us." is from the March 27, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Von Drehle and narrated by Sam Scholl.