Mobilians always thought: We’re not Selma; we’re better than that. Well, yes—and no. And there’s a new determination to make sure people acknowledge the “no” part.
Kevin Lee serves as arts editor for the Mobile, Alabama newsweekly Lagniappe. He won Mobile Press Club awards for Best Commentary Print and In-Depth Reporting for Non-Daily Newspaper in 2004 and 2005 and has been published in Miami’s ARTPULSE and New Orleans’ The Pelican Bomb.