Oct. 1, 2021

John Smith, Age 103, Why Can't You Call Him Mister?

Today, my journey takes me to the recollections of John Smith from the Alabama Slave Narratives, the major question is why during the interview did this white interviewer never call my ancestors Mister? Oh, that right the interview was taken during the nadir of Jim Crow and whites had absolutely no respect for blacks, no matter their age.