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Inside the Mind of Daniel Thompson: On Arzell Thompson, ‘Flukie’

It’s taken me a long time to appreciate and understand my grandfather, Arzell “Flukie” Thompson, and how his kindness is the most important trait he imparted on my family. Bessie Green gave birth to Arzell on Feb 23, 1917, in Nelton, Miss. Growing up a Black man in the Jim Crow South, my grandfather’s opportunities … Continue reading Inside the Mind of Daniel Thompson: On Arzell Thompson, ‘Flukie’