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... come this far by faith leaning on the Lord, and nothing but death could prevent me from crossing that bridge by foot while walking in the same ordained pathway that our leaders marched and died for ! If beatings couldn't stop them; why should the rain stop me?"
We did not stop there our bus tour went onto view Viola Liuzzo's Memorial. In my opinion The Civil Rights Movement began to weaken the KKK's position in America, when the death of ...
... that over 50 years ago people of color were not afforded the opportunity to stay in a hotel such as that particular one.
Our tour group checked out of the hotel at 8: 00 A.M. sharp, and departed for Atlanta, Ga., the first stop was none other than the MLK Center. There we saw Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Coretta Scott-King's resting place, as well as the Eternal Flames that burned across from ...
We'll be off again on Tuesday and wanted to give you a link for our new blog.
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... I was. Turns out Mr.B aka JB and I are related. Dicey Langston was his patriot also! He said to give him 2 minutes and he would call the owner of the property and arrange for him to show us the cemetery. JB called back and said Curt would meet us at his house. We drove up a driveway that was only suited for 4X4's, and Curt Doherty walked out to meet us. He lead us back into a wooded lot and through a gate marked Springfield/ Langston Cemetery. JB said there were approx. 100 graves ...
6:45am wake up. We got to sleep in a bit today! I packed up my bag, brought it out to trailer crew so they could load it up (we're not allowed to do anything until the trailer is packed) and started packing up the food and make the Gatorade (I'm in cooler crew this week). We have so much food right now. Folks have been so kind and so generous here in North Carolina. The leaders are telling us it won't be this way ...
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