Quick Ramen noodle lunch on the road today.
I was delighted to be introduced to the Rust College community this evening. I enjoyed talking to students about Walk to Freedom, the importance of Civil Rights, and MLK50. Afterwards I was interviewed on the college’s radio station. Rust College is an HBCU and is expected to graduate 129 students at its next commencement inContinue Reading Meeting Rust College Students
I’d like to thank Dr. Ishmell Edwards and his staff at Rust College for graciously hosting me for the night as I make my way to the National Civil Rights Center in Memphis.
On the road to Holly Springs
What the long road ahead looks like, Blue Springs, Mississippi
Dear Friends: As I write to you I am more than 200 into Walk to Freedom, in Nettleton, Missisippi. Once I hit Tupelo, I will only be 100 miles away from Memphis where I will participate in the National Civil Rights Museum’sMLK50 commemoration ceremonies. I’ve gotten this far thanks to the help of so manyContinue Reading Making Ends Meet
I stopped in Sherman, Mississippi this evening at a Soul Food restaurant called Vell’s Kitchen. Ohh man, the BBQ chicken, potato salad, and fried cabbage was so good. While there, a young white guy named Evan strolls in the joint with his guitar, sits down and just starts playin’. No one paid him any mindContinue Reading Vell’s Soulful Kitchen
For a couple of days people have been telling me about a natural spring I would pass when I reach the town of Beaverton, Alabama. This was welcomed news because I have yet to encounter a real working natural spring well on any my walks thus far. Last summer when I walked across Massachusetts IContinue Reading Water, real natural spring water