Wherever James Cooper Green Jr. goes in Caruthersville, his reputation precedes him. They know his name at the courthouse and at City Hall, at the liquor store and the café. In casual conversation, he tends to reminisce about the town's violent past, when Caruthersville, Mo., was known as "Little Chicago." He broaches the subject in the same way other people talk... More >>>
By C.D. Stelzer
Jim Green: "King didn't mean no more to me than anybody else. Back then, a nigger was a nigger."