Saturday, July 22, 2006
"When Roy Veal was found hanging from a tree in Woodville, Miss., in April, for many black Mississippians, it became a tale of two headlines," writes James Varney in the New Orleans Times-Picayune on Sunday. ...
"Roy Veal was a familiar figure in the Wilkinson County clerk of courts office, researching a lawsuit to defend his family's land, when turkey hunters in April found the 55-year-old hanging from a massive pecan tree," the story notes. end quote.
The crime was committed in April 2004.
The Varney story is dated 6/21/04.
I haven't forgotten it yet. I guess the seduction of the present isn't working.
I'll be rubbing salt into this wound until I see justice done.