It is something that no longer surprises me. When I hear about shootings, I have to remind myself, God has a bigger plan even though I don’t understand it.
A news story said there were four shootings. There were lots of news stories and images. The image that struck me was the one with all of the shoes in the parking lot of the club. It was sad to me. To think of people running out of their shoes for their lives. Some didn’t make it.
An African American woman moved home to take care of her dying mother giving up the opportunity to experience a world beyond segregation. Zoraida Hughes Williams finds that some things have changed about her hometown of Fort Worth, Texas while some have stayed the same, like Hell’s Half Acre, an area where saloons, prostitution and gambling runs wild. Like most of the residents, she wants to keep her head down and stay away from trouble, but it comes in the unlikely form of an Anglo Baptist preacher. He messes up everything and almost gets them killed.