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By Eric Crews
Staff Writer 

Historic Walk Re-enacted - Brevard NC

 

Last updated 9/2/2013 at 8:47am

The visage and inspiration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. loomed over Wednesday’s walk in Brevard. (Times photos by Eric Crews)

Carrying signs, with some walking hand-in-hand, the group of roughly 50 chanted and sang as they marched through the streets of Brevard Wednesday commemorating the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Wednesday’s march was organized and led by the Rise & Shine Freedom School. The march took the students, their instructors and others from Bethel “A” Baptist Church to Caldwell Street, through downtown Brevard’s Main Street and through the Rosenwald community before finishing back at the church.

Becky Young, program director at Rise & Shine, an a...



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