There was a time, not so long ago, when black men and women were lynched on a whim in Texas. When I say "not so long ago," I mean within the span of a lifetime. Granted, in this case, it's a very long lifetime -- that of one George Dawson, a 102-year-old-native Texan -- but still, it lends some frightening perspective that so recently such barbarism was casually accepted. And as a story told by... More >>>