Dreaming Bigger Dreams

Fifty years ago this summer, as the Civil Rights Bill was signed by President Johnson and hundreds of students worked to organize voters through Freedom Summer in Mississippi, Bob Zellner worked as a field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Criss-crossing the South, going to jail, surviving beatings, and standing down George Wallace, Bob [Read More…]

Duck Dynasty: Join the Real Rebels

I’m just back from a week of Freedom Riding with some of today’s most inspiring young people and some of the 1960’s most courageous leaders. Back home in tobacco country for a family wedding this weekend, I’ve been thinking about how often Southern white folks have been duped into fighting the blacks or the Mexicans–or [Read More…]