The Sport of American Responsibility

What the Chicago gang violence reveals about the worst of us

Updated: September 25, 2012, 3:01 PM ET
By Kiese Laymon | Specal to ESPN.com

Way back in the day, when Twitter was a bootleg reindeer name, David Rozier invented farting during Mass. A few minutes before we marveled at the six Catholics at Holy Family Catholic School sipping out of one gold goblet, and right after Father Joe suggested we offer each other "a sign of peace," David tapped me on my shoulder, swung his right arm around his back and farted in his hand. Father Joe rolled his eyes from the pulpit as David proceeded to shake the hands of Ms. Bockman, Ms. Raphael ...

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