Before departing Antrim last Thursday, Daniel and I met a photographer from the Antrim Guardian for a story that will appear tomorrow. Here’s a picture the photographer, Dave Pettard, captured of us walking into Randalstown.
Now that I’m back in Amherst I am just beginning to catch up on some of the interviews I participated in as part of my Walk to Freedom campaign. Here’s a link to an interview that I did with Kari Njiiri, of New England Public Radio on April 5, while in Memphis.
On April 5, Our Walk to Freedom was given coverage on (Paris) FranceTV’s “Review of the World”. Check it out here!
Shortly before arriving in Memphis yesterday I met and talked with a reporter from WATN, the local ABC affiliate about Walk to Freedom. I will officially finish the walk on Saturday. http://www.localmemphis.com/news/local-news/mlk50-massachusetts-man-travels-400-miles-on-walk-of-freedom-from-selma-to-memphis/1087726918
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’m the cover story in the Daily Mountain Eagle today. I stopped at this newspaper box and it was empty. I’d like to think that I helped the newspaper sell out. Chances are no papers have been delivered yet. Here’s a link to the article: www.mountaineagle.com
Yesterday after I arrived at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, I met a really nice reporter from the local CBS news affiliate here, who captured a tender moment of me as I was talking on camera about what it meant to feel the spirit of the civil rights marchers. Tears started rolling down from myContinue Reading A tender moment
I’m still trying to obtain the main story but here’s a brief clip. It’s one of two television news interviews I had today upon arriving in Montgomery. WSFA: MA man quits job to honor MLK with walk from AL to TN http://m.wsfa.com/wsfa/
Late last week I was interview by Springfield Republican reporter Diane Leaderman about my upcoming walk. Here’s a link to the story that appeared in today’s paper. Walk to Freedom, Springfield Republican.