"if I was to see someone that I considered a friend and they came up and kicked me…there would be the physical pain, but there will also be the pain of betrayal from a friend, which is its own pain. And so, I think that part of the nuance of it all is that, you kind of accepting the pain feels like you're saying it's okay but now I'm getting to the understanding it doesn't mean that you accept the pain, it doesn't mean that you accept what happened to you, it doesn't mean that you accept the b
Today was a historic moment for our nation. Garry Brown, Tennessee District Attorney, announced that he has re-opened the investigation into the 1940 murder of whom some have identified as […]
Leslie had the seminal experience of testifying to the Tennessee Legislature on the lynching of her great grand uncle and voting rights activist Elbert Williams and its effect on subsequent generations of her family.
Tru Story Exclusive: About Elbert Williams A Seventy Five Year Old Lie: Part II by Leslie McGraw Elbert Williams Historical Marker Unveiling on June 20 Photo courtesy of Sharon Hayes. […]
Tru Story Exclusive: About Elbert Williams Elbert Williams is shown on the top row. On the bottom (l to r) are Medgar Evers, James Chaney, and Emmet Till. A Seventy […]