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Granderson: Brett Favre accusations not just another NFL scandal

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Nearly every member of my family has ties to Mississippi. During school breaks, we would load up the Aerostar and head out from Detroit, down I-75 south to our grandparents' home in Cruger, a small town nestled somewhere between where Emmett Till's body was found and where Medgar Evers was assassinated. As a child, I didn't like staying too long because there was never anything to do. As an adult, I wish I would have treasured those days a lot more.
As one would imagine in a town with fewer than 500 people, good-paying jobs in Cruger are not plentiful. The current median household income...
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