Barbour Childhood Friend: Yes, Yazoo City Citizens Councils Were ‘That Bad’


Salon’s Justin Elliot reports on Steve Mangold, a childhood friend of Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, who recalled the harsh reality of Yazoo City during segregation: The average LGF reader doesn’t need much convincing that Yazoo City, Mississippi was really “that bad” or that Barbour, as Charles Johnson put it, got …