Articles tagged: James Byrd Jr.
Protests where I grew up–where lynchings and KKK marches have occurred in my lifetime–could signal a shift in the region long plagued by racial terror.
The first time I thought I knew someone famous was when I saw a man we called Byrd on television. I lit up. Byrd, a Black man I recognized as a friend of my dad...Read More
The fact that Byrd's producers are unwilling to screen the film in its subject's hometown, fearing racist backlash, may be proof enough of its importance. ...Read More