Blood Done Sign My Name tells the true story of the murder of a young black man in 1970 in Oxford, North Carolina. The book's author, Timothy Tyson, was a ten-year-old white boy at the time and lived in the same town. His father was a local Methodist minister who supported civil rights causes. Author Tyson brings his personal memories, historical context, and scholarly research to bear upon this heinous incident.
It is suggested that your group obtain copies of the book and read it before using this one-session study. The study lifts up eight themes in the book and provides key quotes and questions for consideration.