Redding, Cliff
September 1998
New Crisis (15591603);Sep/Oct98, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p8
Highlights the murder of James Byrd Jr., an Afro-American, in Jasper, Texas. Report of the police on the case; Description of the case according to Jasper County Sheriff Billy Rowles; Information on Byrd's burial.


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