A Conspiracy of Silence? Listen to Our Grassroots Leaders

Bob Zellner’s civil rights memoir, The Wrong Side of Murder Creek, reads a bit like the Tom Hank’s movie Forrest Gump. A Southern Methodist kid, Zellner just happens to be in college in Montgomery when he wanders over to Dr. King’s church as part of a sociology project. He stumbles into the Freedom Riders, then finds himself taking [Read More…]

Race Baiting and Real Justice In NC

In 1898, when North Carolina’s white establishment was threatened by a fusion coalition that challenged their authority through the power of democracy, our state paper ran stories warning of black men who were ready to ravage white women. The next day, Wilmington’s black owned business burned at the hands of a white mob in the [Read More…]