White Americans and the civil rights movement
December 7, 2020
People might get tired of stories about my father Ted and his summer in Mississippi. They might roll their eyes when I, once again, write about how he faced hostility and the KKK during his time in the places that have become legendary for their ferocious efforts at silencing Black voices and votes.
There are many out there who never heard of my father, but who are doing their damndest to make...