This collection of portraits of Americans Who Tell the Truth is truly inspirational and something I’d like to spend a lot more time with.
When I first started in participating in online communities in the early 90’s I chose the handle Ella_Baker to show how I was inspired both by her dedication and by her visionary (if not visible) leadership. The sad thing is that no-one ever recognized it as a pseudonym and folks just called me Ella.
Stan has been a friend for years, epsecially after bonding on many trips to protest together in Fayetteville, Raleigh, and DC and after Brian and I set up his blog. It’s an honor to know an activist and hero like him.