Some writers spend a lifetime looking for the perfect story, but Elinor Langer's subject matter practically kicked her in the face. In 1988, Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian man who lived in her Portland, Oregon, neighborhood, was killed during a fight nearby with some local skinheads. Although the scandal started out local, it took on national significance when a case was mounted to prosecute white supremacist supremo Tom Metzger for inciting this murder, though he'd never met either the victim or the... More >>>