We all know, of course, that Martin Luther King, Jr., did not go it alone. The day named after him really commemorates a host of people of whom we barely hear. Real off some of the famous names: Rosa Parks, Medgar Evers, Ralph Abernathy, John Lewis, Bayard Rustin (the March on Washington’s organizer).
And then there are the lesser knowns. One was Diane Nash. Listen to her story of courage in this snippet from a PBS documentary. May such a spirit bless us in the days to come.