She tried to scrub the black right out of him

Fantastically inspirational story about how the people of Saint Lawrence, Newfoundland restored humanity to a southern negro.

www.thisamericanlife.org/201/them/act-three

Nb: apparently this story has been heavily promoted, with even Cosby weighing in. This is a sign of fakery, or massive embellishment.

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#metoo in 2002

Interesting story of how fault lines of belief can fracture a small community when allegations of sexual harassment occur.

Susan Drury tells the story of what happens when one of the most respected men in town gets accused of sexual harassment by one of the most trusted women in town. For a lot of the townspeople it was a difficult decision, but they chose to believe him over her. And some of them didn’t change their minds, even when the man was later revealed to be a murderer.

www.thisamericanlife.org/211/naming-names/act-three

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