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The Power of Witness: Remembering Willie Louis

If there is a public aspect to the word “witness” then Willie Louis, once Willie Reed, beautifully embodies it. As an 18 year-old, sharecropper’s son, Willie Reed was walking to a store, in 1955, near Drew, Mississippi. A Chevy pick-up truck passed him with four white men in the front, a few black men in […]

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