Dr. King speaking in Batesville in 1968

Published 6:22 pm Monday, January 20, 2020


Thanks to reader Debbie McCain Wesley for sharing this photo of Dr. King speaking in Batesville about two weeks before his untimely death. She wrote: “Here’s a pic of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church during his visit on March 19, 1968. It’s also where my late Uncle James Thomas “Buddy” Cooper was a devoted member.”


Read Johnathan Williams’ column about Dr. King’s message here:

Dr. King was saying that we all have a choice to make