For some extra planning time on how to get across the Mississippi a relatively short day today and staying at a non brand truck stop which is great.
A very nice mid 40s African American man working the chicken counter helped me determine that it
They have a large spacious bright eating area with a plug so as James is topping off the batteries and more importantly warming them for a cold night he is par taking of the buffet which consists of Meatloaf, Fried Chicken, some sort of cobbler, mashed potatoes….
Per the video below of several days ago, James has been consistently noticing something across the state. Black folks and white folks working together as folks, not as white folks and black folks. He is not aware of ever seeing this before.
And James has been wondering if the in the news vicious racism attributed to the South, the white supremacy, might be a reaction to integration going too well.
I'm not sure that the black man had thought about it but he had no disagreement with what I was seeing.