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I’ve Been Bad — Very Bad

I’ve been bad — very bad. I haven’t posted on my blog since I wrote this  seven months ago. There are no reasons — only excuses. So I’ll spare you.   The blog post was about a ceremony for Austin Callaway — … Continue reading

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An Apology to Austin — A Commitment to Justice.

Hundreds of us raised our voices and clapped our hands in honor of Austin Callaway — lynched in Troup County, Ga., almost 77 years ago, when he was between 16 and 18 years old. We gathered in the historical Warren … Continue reading

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Insuring Justice Today Demands Recognizing Injustices in the Past.

Austin Callaway, an 18-year-old African-American male, allegedly assaulted a white woman on September 7, 1940, in Troup County, Ga. — almost 77 years ago. He was arrested and put in the city jail. That night, a mob of angry, white … Continue reading

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