Monday, 18 January 2010
MUST READ ARTICLE OF THE DAY
She said she experienced hostility from whites many times that summer.
Once, she said she and a couple of other female volunteers tried to worship at the local Episcopal Church. They wanted to participate in Communion.
Soon after they'd sat down, she said, the elders of the church tapped them on the shoulders and told them they weren't welcome.
They walked out to the church's lobby and spoke to the elders there.
Duncanwood said she explained she'd been raised Episcopalian and that she wanted to join in Communion.
She said the men reiterated they should leave. Then they pulled their hands out of their pockets, revealing that they had on brass knuckles. The women went outside and found the tires on their car slashed.
(Interview with Karen Duncanwood in
Posted by MadPriest at Monday, January 18, 2010