Argument leads to tragic deaths of baby and dad

The city of Anniston, Alabama, is still reeling from a tragic event that occurred in a quiet working-class neighborhood. On Sunday, March 31, 2019, Trenton Gordon, 23, was bringing his infant daughter home to the child’s mom. The mother had a strained relationship with the father of her child, who was a registered sex offender. She […]

Many Believe Freedom Riders’ Struggle 50 Years Ago Unnecessary Today

I often write about my recollections of the Civil Rights Movement as a child growing up in Memphis, Tenn., particularly about the death of Martin Luther King Jr., my mother and uncle taking me to the protest during the garbage collectors strike, and my aunt being arrested for sitting in the all-white public libraries. Fifty […]