U.S. Judge Carlton Reeves of Mississippi's Southern District Court.
Judge Carlton Reeves of the U.S. District Court of Southern Mississippi

Mississippi has a tortured past, and it has struggled mightily to reinvent itself and become a New Mississippi.”

This line is from his breathtaking speech delivered at the sentencing for the murder of James Craig Anderson in Jackson, MS. His speech was published on NPR’s Web site here. If you haven’t read it, you should.