Leonard Pitts Jr.: Message of 'Grapes of Wrath' resonates 75 years later
Leonard Pitts Jr., Miami Herald
Posted: Monday, July 22, 2013 12:00 am
Sometimes, the directness of children is unsettling.
They just have this way of making things plain. I am thinking of a 10-year-old white boy I met in Montgomery, Ala., in 1995. My late colleague Michael Browning and I were driving across the South, visiting battlefields of the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. We filed five days of reports — learned, eloquent dialectics deconstructing the Gordian knot of race.
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Monday, July 22, 2013 12:00 am.