Sunday, September 20, 2015

A Tale of Two Souths

One, the Democrat South; the current one, Republican.
Horror Drove Her From South. 100 Years Later, She Returned.

"When she was 7, her family fled Ellisville amid talk of lynchings. On to Illinois, where white mobs rioted. To Ohio, where the Klan raised torches. To western New York, where she and her steelworker husband had nine children, and the one miscarriage she always includes in her account.

Now, after many decades of saying she didn’t even want to see Mississippi on a map, Ms. Kirkland was here for the first time since 1915. Here in Ellisville."
Read it there, it's worth it.

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