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Hate & Hypocrisy in the Home of the Brave…

Given the news over the past weekend, I’m reminded of some time I spent in Mississippi in ’63 and ’64.  I was lucky…Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner, not so lucky…

House that blood built…

Many years later, I had an acquaintance in one of the federal prisons—don’t even recall his real name, everyone called him Mississippi Mud.  He was an old guy in a wheelchair and he’d been convicted on some ancient civil rights case…a lynching.  Mud was quite a character. more…