Eddie Carthan Tchula, Mississippi.
Trouble in Tchula
Eddie Carthan was a black Mississippi politician who had a lot of trouble with the law in that racially troubled state. Some of his story can be found at sites on the internet, including a "Time" magazine article of Nov. 8, 1982, "Settling Scores" athttp://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,925829,00.html and at the Communist Party newspaper "Peoples World", Feb. 20, 2009, by John Wojcik, "Eddie Carthan and the Struggle for Black Empowerment in the Deep South."
See some of his story at "National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression" on Keywiki.