January 16, 2012 - 6:22pm
Dr. Martin Luther King, Frankfort, Ky. March 5, 1964
The March on Frankfort was a pretty good show. I got to shake Dr. King’s hand, and he gave a truncated version of his famous “I have a dream” speech to the crowd. We all sang, “We Shall Overcome,” and “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Up on the hill, however, the Kentucky legislature remained unconvinced.”
During my college days, many of my friends became involved, to one degree or another, with the civil rights movement.  Here in Louisville, I had grown to adulthood in segregated schools, went to segregated movies and libraries, and played in segregated parks.  But a wave of change was...
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