Derrick Favors commends the calm and quiet of Salt Lake City ("Utah Jazz, Derrick Favors agree to 4-year, $49M extension," Tribune, Oct. 18). The Tribune observes that blacks comprise but 2 percent of the population ("All Utahns should encourage more black culture," Our View, Oct. 26).
At the risk of being drugged and sent off to therapy, I submit that these phenomena are not without correlation. The FBI would seem to have my back.
This is on all of us, concludes the lecture, where "this" denotes the moral imperative to increase Salt Lake's black population. Little argument beyond barber shops is given in support, but when the topic turns to religious dogma, be it six-day creationism or egalitarianism, little is forthcoming.