Ross Coen is a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of Washington where he writes about the political, social, and environmental history of the American West. He is the author of three books, including Fu-Go: The Curious History of Japan’s Balloon Bomb Attack on America, published by University of Nebraska Press in 2014. Since 2016, he has served as the editor of Alaska History, the peer-reviewed journal of the Alaska Historical Society. He lives in Edmonds, Washington.
In 2018 Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr., a 21-year old Army veteran, was shot and killed by a police officer who mistook him for another alleged assailant at a shopping mall in Hoover, Alabama. The shooting was protested by civil rights organizations and cited as an … Read MoreEmantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. (1997-2018)