Kenny is in pole position but who'll partner FG?
Published 09/11/2015 | 02:30
As dawn broke across Harlem, a young Dubliner and his Irish-American cousins were bringing down the curtain on an all-night tour of that zany and edgy hub of black culture in New York.
As their car pulled at a traffic light, a large automobile drew level and the distinctive loud bass sound pervaded the air. Four faces, belonging to young African-American adolescents, looked curiously into our friends' car. The older American cousin, who had wisely avoided alcohol all night, offered: "Good news is they think we're cops, they think we're armed."
"What's the bad news?" our Dublin pal inquired. "Bad news is they think we're armed, they think we're cops," the elder cousin replied evenly.