A lifetime of bogeymen

A lifetime of bogeymen

Fred Mills is an acclaimed music critic, writer, and editor who grew up in North Carolina. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. It’s a weekend afternoon during the pre-Beatles ’60s, in Smallville, USA (technically, a tiny cotton mill town [name...
The legacy of Silent Sam is not about Confederates, it’s about Republicans

Felling Sam

I must say, my first reaction when I saw Silent Sam lying with his face in the dirt was, “Well, he was made of better material than that statue in Durham.” Sam looked pretty much intact as he lay there. The Durham Confederate crumbled into a heap of scrap metal when...


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