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The State of Mississippi v Davis Knight Part 5

The State of Mississippi v Davis Knight Part 5

February 8, 2021

After several grueling days in court, Defense Attorney Quitman Ross digs deeper into the community as more witness testimonies base Davis Knight's race on opinion.  Quitman must find a witness who understands that opinion cannot prove the 1/8th rule.

The State of Mississippi v Davis Knight Part 4

The State of Mississippi v Davis Knight Part 4

February 1, 2021

Quitman Ross prepares his cross examination of Mr. Welch.

The State of Mississippi v Davis Knight Part3

The State of Mississippi v Davis Knight Part3

January 25, 2021

The case continues following the ruling of Judge Collins that saying that a man's race can be determined by the what the community general reputed him to be.

The State of Mississippi v Davis Knight Part 2

The State of Mississippi v Davis Knight Part 2

January 18, 2021

The trial of Davis Knight resumes as Defense Attorney Quitman Ross prepares a cross examination.

The State of Mississippi v Davis Knight Part 1

The State of Mississippi v Davis Knight Part 1

January 11, 2021

Our current production focuses on a miscegenation trial that took place in The Jones County Courthouse in Ellisville, Mississippi, December 1948.  Davis Knight, by all appearances a white man, is on trial for "crossing the colored line" and marrying a white woman.  If you've seen the movie The Free State of Jones, this is the court case that is shown in bits and pieces, dramatized in its entirety.

Interview With Playwright Benjamin Gonzales

Interview With Playwright Benjamin Gonzales

December 7, 2020

In this episode we talk inspirations as a playwright, dig into Ben's history and connection to this play in particular, and we ponder over where all the best ideas come from: The shower.

Up Chimacum Creek Part 4

Up Chimacum Creek Part 4

November 30, 2020

Willy, now in his middle years, finds himself back at home.  Some old friendships re-blossom, and it seems like Willy has finally found inner peace and understands who he is.  Has he truly discovered himself, and earned a happy ending?

Up Chimacum Creek Part 3

Up Chimacum Creek Part 3

November 23, 2020

How does someone recoup after losing his senior year of high school?  Willie's next few seem a blur.  Is he actually living them, or just passing through?

Up Chimacum Creek Part2

Up Chimacum Creek Part2

November 16, 2020

As time passes we learn what the nickname WB actually means, and as WB gets a little older we see his struggle with how the weight of his nickname bears down on him.  If you're enjoying our podcast and would like to help to make sure we starving artists starve a little less, please check out our patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/wolverinereads

Up Chimacum Creek Part 1

Up Chimacum Creek Part 1

November 9, 2020

When WB, Coop, Friday, Red Riggle, and Tim witness a horrific accident, the traumatic experience defines how each boy grows into their self.

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