I thought it might be a good idea to remind ourselves of some aspects of the fight for civil rights in the American South, especially the role of violence in attempting to suppress that struggle.
And as for the children … remember Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957?
Or Birmingham, Alabama, in September 1963?
Yes, let’s remember the children … four of them … who perished that day:
Cynthia Wesley Carole Robertson
Addie Mae Collins Denise McNair
And then there’s Memphis, 1968:
Folks, let’s not confuse this …
… with this …