Seventy-three years ago, the Moore’s Ford lynching made headlines all over the country.
President Harry S. Truman was among those who wanted justice in the case and ordered an FBI investigation. But over the course of a grand jury investigation, where the FBI interviewed over half the population of Walton County and more than one hundred people testified before the grand jury, not a single indictment was handed down. That’s why the rifle-wielding white man that Debbie Casey played this year has no name.
“You can’t get enough white people to do this,” Casey said.