aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Why is my hometown only in the news for bad things?

A few months ago, it was the teacher who sued for the "right" to carry her concealed weapon to class so she could gun down her ex-husband if he ever showed up.

Now it's some Jamaican guy getting a cross and the letters KKK burned on his lawn. Read more here.

Medford, Oregon used to be white, white, white and redneck, redneck, redneck. I remember as a kid sitting with my best friend Lisa on her couch and looking through a family photo album. Including pictures (from the Twenties or Thirties, I would guess), of folks dressed up in white sheets.

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