Sep 30th, 2017
Episode 2 - Part 2 of 2
Jasper, Texas / James Byrd, Jr.
Early in the morning of June 7, 1998, the body of an African-American man was found in pieces along Huff Road in Jasper, Texas. This despicable event would put Jasper on the map…and not in a good way. Listen in as Craig and Maria discuss the movie Jasper, Texas based on the true story of the tragic death of James Byrd, Jr. Part two covers the trial of the perpetrators and changes made in public policy and legislation in the state of Texas and the United States.
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"Portrait of a Bigot" - NBC News 1998