Tag: Alabama

Montgomery Police Kill Kappa

By Michael March 1, 2016 6

Montgomery, Alabama, the cradle of the Confederacy and birthplace of the civil rights movement has joined a growing list of American cities. A list it probably wishes it could avoid. The city now has an unexplained shooting death of a Black man by a white police officer.

Last week, a police officer shot and killed Greg Gunn, 58 years-old. Gunn was walking home from a late night card game Wednesday morning sometime after 3:00 am when he was stopped by an officer. read more

Selma Emotionally Moving

By Michael March 9, 2015 0

Selma, emotionally moving!

Fifty years later, Selma is as emotionally moving, as that Bloody Sunday many years ago. I was twelve years of age back then. I had survived a decade of the Jim Crow south on a farm in central Georgia. My family was a few years removed from the farm. Yet city life did not bring about much change in the way the ruling society related to us. read more