Connecting Dr. King’s “March on Ballot Boxes” Speech to Today’s Realities

Here’s an interesting article that connects past and present realities.  GRD

Fifty years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. made his first public visit to South Carolina to deliver a speech on a school field in Kingstree about the importance of voting. About 5,000 came out on a rainy day to hear him.

Source: Post and Courier


Jefferson Davis Descendant Delivers Powerful Speech for Removal of the Confederate Flag

A descendant of Confederate President Jefferson Davis made a tearful plea for the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state capitol.  Rep. Jenny Horne asked South Carolina lawmakers to do something “meaningful.”  After more than 13 hours of debate, the body voted to take the flag down and place it with other Civil War relics.     Read and watch here:    Let’s hope and watch for other meaningful legislative actions that make the lives of South Carolinans safer and better.