Davis describes the race problem in America like a boil. We’re just covering it up with bigger and bigger bandaids and spraying frebreeze around it.
Merlene Davis graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Journalism degree. She went to the University of California, Berkeley, through the Maynard Institute and worked as a journalist in Memphis Tennessee before returning to the Lexington Herald-Leader. She was a columnist at the Lexington Herald-Leader from 1985 until her retirement in 2015. She is an inductee into the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame.