They were yelling “ ‘we're gonna lynch you, we're gonna kill you, get out of our effing town.' I'd never seen these guys before in my life,” said Mr. Phillips, who describes himself as half-black and half-white.
“So I called back ‘eff you too.' They turned the truck around and got out and surrounded me with their fists up.”
“They were saying ‘this is a white town and you and your whole race aren't welcome here.' ”