The Carson Debate

Here’s one unusual perspective on the argument for naming a small piece of New York City after black nationalist Sonny Carson:

“My quandary is made easier because I actually knew Sonny Carson and knew that in his last days and knew that he rued some of the stuff that he did,” Councilman James Sanders of Queens told me.

In the clip above, Sanders says that Carson privately repudiated the controversial comments he made.