In 1980, a young Florida man was sentenced to four years in prison for theft. He wound up doing almost 40 years because he repeatedly (and successfully) escaped. Last month, he was released. But it didn’t last long.
For four years, Athens, Georgia, musicians and activists have used every MLK holiday weekend to cross the lines of genre and race to make music together. Bertis Downs tells us about his turn at the mic last month.