Reenvisioning Justice

Today was a historic moment for our nation.  Garry Brown, Tennessee District Attorney, announced that he has re-opened the investigation into the 1940 murder of whom some have identified as the “first martyr of the civil rights movement”, Elbert Williams. Mr. Elbert Williams was a bright, outspoken 31-year-old family-oriented man in the predominantly black community … Continue reading Reenvisioning Justice

Remembering Rwanda

"22 years ago marked the start of 100 of the darkest days in human history. 1 million people were killed in the Rwandan Genocide." - Join the #Kwibuka20 Orbit  What a difference twenty years makes. I believe it is time for us to unite so that we can begin renewal. Truly, Les

TRU STORY EXCLUSIVE: If Flags Could Talk

Tru Story Exclusive: About Elbert Williams   If Flags Could Talk: Written and Curated by Leslie McGraw     Thank you for tuning into the Tru Story blog series: About Elbert Williams. Beginning in June, I began to address circumstances surrounding related to one of the nation's forgotten heroes, Elbert Williams. June 20 marked the 75th anniversary of … Continue reading TRU STORY EXCLUSIVE: If Flags Could Talk

TRU STORY EXCLUSIVE: A Seventy Five Year Old Lie pt 2

Tru Story Exclusive: About Elbert Williams   A Seventy Five Year Old Lie: Part II by Leslie McGraw Elbert Williams Historical Marker Unveiling on June 20 Photo courtesy of Sharon Hayes. Thank you for tuning into the Tru Story blog series: About Elbert Williams. Beginning in June, I began to address circumstances surrounding related to one of … Continue reading TRU STORY EXCLUSIVE: A Seventy Five Year Old Lie pt 2