Listen: Murder, Grace Chip Brantley, Andrew Beck discussed on White Lies
"What if you found out that a story, you believe so strongly something you and the people around you had staked your lives on what have you found out that, that story was ally? This is a story about a murder that happened in nineteen sixty five a man was hit last night woman head because a man. A man has created a lot of aid in the white community, and there's one man dead and one man dying, and that's enough to pay for voting Bill. It's about the laws that kept us murder from being solved in about the small southern city where it all happened. Well, a whole town knew I didn't discuss it would nobody Honi after it, half an I kept my mouth shut. I don't remember nothing. I don't remember HALE, and you get bad stuff. You leave it alone. The learn not to hear it a moment in our history. When so much was at stake. What do you do if they get attacked violence is American is apple pie? They, they knew back in those days could come back to haunt him, judging them taste. No murder. Never runs out how it took the murder of a white man, sparked national outrage. We died out of proportion to numbers. Of course, we bitter because it still means that, I'll life is not worth even in death. The life of anybody else avail, life is still more precious. And this story is about what happened when we return to the same city. So. Fifty years later, and we're reminded the in the south. There are no simple questions about the past, like a tree branches, if you cut on one brands, don't mean the downturn going bad just going to grow another brand. We need to fan Rudolph all this. When the two of us, white southerners younger generation set out to call ally, ally and finally solved this murder, but she noticed every layer the unin there's something a little Wacker than the first layer owner date. Halfway through the unin yet. I'm Andrew Beck. Grace chip Brantley coming Tuesday may fourteenth from NPR white laws."