J Michael Skaggs
"Strange Fruit, I-71 N. Ohio Mile Marker 38"
Brandenburg v. Ohio in 1969, U.S. Supreme Court, hate speech is protected under 1st Amendment.
Biography: J. Michael Skaggs is an instructor at Northern Kentucky University teaching communication courses. Michael has taught at NKU since Fall 2000 after careers with Procter & Gamble, Colgate-Palmolive and NPR affiliate WBGO in Newark, NJ.
Michael's other passions are photography, jazz, and riding his mountain bike daily. His photography book, Americans Revisited Volume I (Edgecliff Press), an homage to Robert Frank's The Americans, was published July 4, 2008.