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The "Scottsboro Stories" blog reflects the writings, photographs, arrangements, opinions and musings of me, Garry L. Morgan, only. I do not represent the Scottsboro Boys Museum or the Scottsboro Multicultural Foundation - the parent organization of the Scottsboro Boys Museum. I receive no profit from this endeavor. This blog is for educational purposes and that of open expression about racial and sexual discrimination, institutional and personal racism and the deadliest war of all time - "The Culture War."


SCOTTSBORO BOYS MUSEUM & CULTURAL CENTER OPENING STORIES

The Ledger: "Scottsboro, Ala., Museum Opens to Mark a Shameful Case " http://www.theledger.com/article/20100221/NEWS/2215011


Friday, June 5, 2015

Asian American and Pacific Islanders History Month - May 2015


From the Smithsonian: "Asian and Pacific Americans make up more than 5% of the U.S. population, over 17 million people—and those numbers are growing. Their ancestral roots represent over 50% of the world, extending from East Asia to Southeast Asia, and from South Asia to the Pacific Islands and Polynesia." The Asian Pacific American Story   The Asian Pacific American Story - http://sites.si.edu/exhibitions/exhibits/asianPacificAmericans/index.htm



The White House Summit on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders - Opening Program

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Music Heals the Soul - The Klan, Music and Change - The Story of Daryl Davis and the KKK

Racism and people's hatred may be healed.

This is a true story about a world traveled musician changing the lives of Klansman.

Photo from Daryl Davis, story by Rebecca Savastio published on line at http://guardianlv.com/2013/11/kkk-member-walks-up-to-black-musician-in-bar-but-its-not-a-joke-and-what-happens-next-will-astound-you/#ELL6pI9i9HGSH8k8.99  Fair Use for non-profit Race Relations education and news reporting.

"Daryl Davis is no ordinary musician. He’s played with President Clinton and tours the country playing “burnin’ boogie woogie piano” and sharing musical stylings inspired by greats like Fats Domino, Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis. He’s a highly respected and electrifying performer who is currently an integral member of The Legendary Blues Band (formerly known as the Muddy Waters Band,) and he rocks the stage all over the nation...It was 1983 and Davis was playing country western music in an (informally) all-white lounge. He was the only black musician in the place and when his set was over, a man approached him."

At the stories end, Davis tells Ms. Sevastio - “When two enemies are talking they’re not fighting.”

The rest is history, please read more about this marvelous story about people and how music truly soothes the soul. Story link at: http://guardianlv.com/2013/11/kkk-member-walks-up-to-black-musician-in-bar-but-its-not-a-joke-and-what-happens-next-will-astound-you/#ELL6pI9i9HGSH8k8.99 

Daryl Davis's Book

G-MAN Interview


Music of Daryl Davis, oh man, he makes the keys sing.


Changing the Klan

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Remembering the Holocaust - Hitlers Racist Model was American in Origins

The Nazis studied intently how the U.S. Government exterminated Native Americans.
http://www.filmsforaction.org/watch/american_holocaust_when_its_all_over_ill_still_be_indian/
The Nazis also sent envoys to study the concept of Jim Crow discrimination in the early 1930's.


 The U.S. Holocaust Museum, Days of Remembrance:  http://www.ushmm.org/remember/days-of-remembrance



Photos - http://www.ushmm.org/