No easy way to say that Aaron Hawkins, better known around these parts as The Uppity Negro, is dead.
His is a voice we can little afford to lose in the blogworld, but that doesn't compare to the loss his family and close friends must be wrestling with.
Sympathies and sadness seem to be all I can muster. Damn.
Read George Kelly and Trancejen.
And Sour Bob: "Suicide is what happens when the pain someone feels outweighs his or her ability to deal with pain."