It wasn’t until they were forced by events that the Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society admitted this black life mattered.
The truth is that placing a man in the Monkey House was intended as an education for the public in Darwinian evolution.
Nature may not make jumps, but Carl Bergstrom sure does.
Certain threads in the events of recent months suggest the hand of a skilled novelist.
Ota Benga’s protest — “I am a man! I am a man!” — summarizes the very best message of the Black Lives Matter movement.