~~PJTV - The Gods of Wisdom and Virtue - Bill Whittle :: Bill Whittle recites Rudyard Kipling's poem, The Gods of the Copybook Headings. How is Kipling relevant to today's political and cultural atmosphere?
Jimmie Lee Jackson was a young, unarmed civil rights protestor who was shot by an Alabama State Trooper in 1965. Jackson’s death inspired the Selma to Montgomery marches, an important event in the American Civil Rights movement.
In this picture a man is hanging from a tree. This is known as lynching as it says in the book. The white men in groups would hang the colored men as a punishment even if they didn't have a legal trial. This was common during 1954-1968 and is a form of discrimination.