A large percentage of my father's patients were African-American.
America is a transplanted place. Families split and people travel 1,000 miles for a job, but the South is not yet like that. People live for three or four generations in the same town, even the same house.
I was lucky enough to be raised by a man of great integrity and rectitude. That said, he was also human and had his secret sins, as we all do.
Music is instant gratification in its purest form.
The South is the home of 'an eye for an eye.' 'Turning the other cheek'? The South can't see that.