Describes the brutal 1998 death of James Byrd, Jr., a forty-nine-year-old black man dragged to his death behind a pick-up truck driven by three young white men, and its aftermath, discussing the three men convicted of the crime, the racism that pervades American society, and the personal impact of the murder on the author. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.
A former reporter and anchor for a CBS radio affiliate, Joyce King is an award-winning twenty-year broadcast veteran. She also writes guest columns and opinion pieces for <i>USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, </i>and <i>The Dallas Morning News. </i>This is her first book. She lives in Dallas.
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