Bob Schwenkler

Viewing: Class and Race

A (White) Middle Class Man and a (Black) Homeless Man Walk Into a Burger Joint Together…

Written by on November 16, 2016

Last night as I was walking downtown a homeless person asked me to buy him a burger. I instinctively said yes, and asked him what kind he wanted. He said cheeseburger. With fries. So I went in and ordered it,

Giving the Shoes Off Our Feet

Written by on September 12, 2014

I carried my $1500 laptop in its case as I walked toward the dinner place in Salt Lake last night. I felt a little bit safer about bringing it with me than I did leaving it in the car at