Local author discusses story of family murders by KKK cops in Arkansas
Kent Handy, the author of "The Dark Secrets of Woodruff County," told Rochester Indymedia the story of how five children in his extended family were murdered by racist sheriff's deputies in Woodruff County, Arkansas on the night of March 1 and into the early morning hours of March 2, 1984.
His book is not only about the story of how Ku Klux Klan members by night and cops by day murdered five innocent children, but it's also about the conspiracy of a pathologist, the fire marshal, and the county coroner to cover up the murders.
Kent has been seeking justice for his family since.
In 1992, Kent moved to Rochester, NY where he wrote the book and now lives.
The interview was conducted on March 5, 2016 at Java's Cafe in Rochester, NY.
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