T.R.O.Y: Why I Am Reading Books I Read 20 Years Ago.

Garrick McFadden
14 min readApr 13

“… I reminisce for a spell, or shall I say think back
22 years ago to keep it on track” — T.R.O.Y by Pete Rock And CL Smooth

I grew up in Minnesota, and when I was in my early teens, I met a charming chap named Jay. He would throw the most lavish parties. Partygoers were under siege from champagne corks that strafed the air. Some scrambled for cover as if an artillery strike had been called down on their position. The constant percussion of the corks' poping…

Garrick McFadden

I am a civil-rights attorney. I write about #whiteness, #racism, #hiphop, policing & politics.