Quote for the Day

"Less than 24 hours after I testified before a grand jury investigating those murders (and the church burning that preceded them), the Klan initiated a campaign to 'ruin' me, a WASP lady with eight great-grandparents buried in Neshoba County, [Mississippi]" - Florence Latimer Mars, a Southern white woman who took great risks in the civil rights movement, when others in her place and class looked away. She died last Sunday.