Standing at the Edge of Madness
Books / September 1, 2015

On May 14, 1970, a heavily armed band of rogue Mississippi Highway Patrolmen unleashed a savage barrage of gunfire on innocent unarmed Black students at Jackson State College in Jackson MS, just to make a cruel racist point. For many this horrendous event changed their lives forever.  But for one man in particular who was wounded and severely scarred as a result of this terrible, infamous historical event, it also set him on an incredible journey to the “Edge of Madness” that changed his life as well as all of the lives of this book’s readers forever. “Standing at the Edge of Madness” is an extraordinary novel about a young Black College kid growing up in the racially charged atmosphere of the deep South who is forced to face and overcome unbelievable obstacles to survive and ultimately succeed.  The story line begins with the author’s riveting eyewitness account of the brutal shootings and murders of innocent college students at Jackson State College in 1970. These atrocities were boldly carried out by rogue members of the most feared law enforcement agency of the period, THE MISSISSIPPI HIGHWAY PATROL.  It is from this horrifying incident that “Standing at the Edge of Madness”…