We’re Still Living With the Specter of Sam Greenlee’s Spook Who Sat by the Door

Greenlee’s death comes at a time of cautious black presidents delegating what-must-be-said reminders to their black attorneys general.


Charles D. Ellison is a veteran political strategist and regular contributor to The Root. He is also Washington correspondent for the Philadelphia Tribune and chief political correspondent for Uptown magazine. Follow him on Twitter.